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Publications Using Scottish Health Survey Data

The following publications have utilised Scottish Health Survey data.  Please note that responsibility for all analyses and conclusions in these lies with the publication author(s).


Robertson T, Beveridge G, Bromley C (2017), Allostatic load as a predictor of all0cause and cause-specific mortality in the general population: Evidence from the Scottish Health Survey. PLoS ONE 12(8): e0183297

Abbood HM, Cherukara G, Pathan E, Macfarlane TV., Oral Health and Risk of Arthritis in the Scottish Population: Results from the Scottish Health Survey, Journal of Oral & Maxollifacial Research, Vol. 8


Semlyen, J., King, M., Varney, J., Hagger-Johnson G., Sexual orientation and symptoms of common mental disorder or low wellbeing: combined meta-analysis of 12 UK population health surveys, BMC Psychiatry (2016), 16:67, DOI: 10.1186/s12888-016-0767-z

Strain, T., Fitzsimons, C., Foster, C., Mutrie, N., Townsend, N. and Kelly, P. (2016) Age-related comparisons by sex in the domains of aerobic physical activity for adults in Scotland, Preventive Medicine Reports, Vol 3, p90-97


Kyle, R. G., Neall, R. A. & Atherton, I. M., Prevalence of Overweight and obesity among nurses in Scotland: A cross-sectional study using the Scottish Health Survey, International Journal of Nursing Studies (2015), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2015.10.015

Shiuie, I., Indoor second-hand smoking could mediate the associations of foods and adult happiness: Scottish Health Survey, 2012, Environmental Science and Pollution Research International (2015)

Leung, J., Psychological distress, optimism and general health in breast cancer survivors: a data linkage study using the Scottish Health Survey, Supportive Care in Cancer (2015), doi: 10.1007/s00520-015-2968-2

Shiuie, I., Gardening is beneficial for adult mental health: Scottish Health Survey, 2012–2013, Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy (2015), doi: 10.3109/11038128.2015.1085596

Shiuie, I., Correlations of indoor second-hand smoking, household smoking rules, regional deprivation and children mental health: Scottish Health Survey, 2013, Environmental Science and Pollution Research (2015), doi: 10.1007/s11356-015-4160-0

Shiuie, I., Heart murmur and dysrhythmia are associated with accidents leading to poor mental health and cognition: Scottish Health Survey, 2013, International Journal of Cardiology (2015), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.03.285

Shiuie, I., Duration of daily TV/screen watching with cardiovascular, respiratory, mental and psychiatric health: Scottish Health Survey, 2012–2013, International Journal of Cardiology (2015), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.03.259



Hughes, A., McMunn, A., Bartley, M., Kumari, M., Elevated inflammatory biomarkers during unemployment: modification by age and country in the UK, J Epidemiol Community Health (2014), doi:10.1136/jech-2014-204404

Shiuie, I., Shiuie, M., Indoor temperature below 18 °C accounts for 9% population attributable risk for high blood pressure in Scotland, International Journal of Cardiology (2014), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.11.040

Ul-Haq, Z., Mackay, D F., & Pell, J P., Association between physical and mental health-related quality of life and adverse outcomes; a retrospective cohort study of 5,272 Scottish adults, BMC Public Health (2014), 14:1197, doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-1197

Shiuie, I., Daily walking >10 minutes could improve mental health in people with historical cardiovascular disease or COPD: Scottish Health Survey, 2012, International Journal of Cardiology (2014), doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.11.058

Shiuie, I., Hypertension, diabetes and poor mental health are associated with dissatisfaction of teeth appearance: Scottish Health Survey, 2012, International Journal of Cardiology (2014), doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.10.079

Bromley, C., Widening our gaze on multimorbidity – exploring the relative contributions of short and long-term conditions to poor physical and mental health outcomes in working-age adults using the 2008–2011 Scottish Health Survey, J Epidemiol Community Health (2014);68:A56-A57 doi:10.1136/jech-2014-204726.120

Shiuie, I., Effect of smoking ban at home on adult cardiovascular health: Scottish Health Survey, 2012, International Journal of Cardiology (2014), doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.06.097

Gordon-Dseagu, V.L.Z., Shelton, N. & Mindell, J., Diabetes mellitus and mortality from all-causes, cancer, cardiovascular and respiratory disease:evidence from the Health Survey for England and Scottish Health Survey cohorts, Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications (2014), doi: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2014.06.016

Shiue I. Modeling the Effects of Indoor Passive Smoking at Home, Work, or Other Households on Adult Cardiovascular and Mental Health: The Scottish Health Survey, 2008–2011. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health (2014), 11, 3096-3107.

Bhattacharjee A, Maiti T, Petrie D. Spatial structures of health outcomes and health behaviours in Scotland: Evidence from the Scottish Health Survey. SEEC Discussion Papers, no. 1401 (2014).


L Gray, G McCartney, IR White, SV Katikireddi, L Rutherford, E Gorman, AH Leyland. Use of record-linkage to handle non-response and improve alcohol consumption estimates in health survey data: a study protocol. BMJ Open 3, no. 3 (2013).

Jagger, Daryll C., Andrea Sherriff, and Lorna M. Macpherson. "Measuring socio‐economic inequalities in edentate Scottish adults–cross‐sectional analyses using Scottish Health Surveys 1995–2008/09." Community dentistry and oral epidemiology (2013).

Hamer, Mark, and Emmanuel Stamatakis. "Overweight and obese cardiac patients have better prognosis despite reporting worse perceived health and more conventional risk factors." Preventive Medicine (2013).

Stamatakis, Emmanuel, Mark Hamer, Gary O'Donovan, George David Batty, and Mika Kivimaki. "A non-exercise testing method for estimating cardiorespiratory fitness: associations with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in a pooled analysis of eight population-based cohorts." European Heart Journal 34, no. 10 (2013): 750-758.

Kengne, Andre P., Sebastien Czernichow, Emmanuel Stamatakis, Mark Hamer, and G. David Batty. "Fibrinogen and future cardiovascular disease in people with diabetes: Aetiological associations and risk prediction using individual participant data from nine community-based prospective cohort studies." Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research 10, no. 2 (2013): 143-151.

Elwell-Sutton, T. M., and C. M. Schooling. "PS13 Equity of access to Health Care and Treatment of Non-Communicable Diseases in Scotland and Hong Kong." Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 66, no. Suppl 1 (2012): A43-A43.

Gordon-Dseagu VLZ, Shelton N,  Mindell, J. "PP28 Exploring the Associations between Diabetes and Site-Specific cancer Mortality: Evidence from the Health Survey for England and Scottish Health Survey linked to Mortality Data." J Epidemiol Community Health 2013;67:A60

Moody A, Scholes S, Mindell J. "OP04 Airway Obstruction and All-Cause and Respiratory Mortality: Exploring the Relationship between three Definitions of Obstruction, Smoking using Healths Survey for England and Scottish Health Survey Data." J Epidemiol Community Health 2013;67:A5

E Gorman, AH Leyland, G McCartney, IR White, SV Katikireddi, L Rutherford, L Graham, L Gray. "Quantifying non-response bias in the Scottish Health Survey by comparison of alcohol-related harms with the general population." European Journal of Public Health, Volume 23 (2013)



L Gray, G McCartney, IR White, L Given, SV Katikireddi, AH Leyland. Exploring Impacts of Survey Non-Response using Record-Linkage of Scottish Health Survey Data (2003 to 2008). J Epidemiol Community Health 2012;66:A28-A29 doi:10.1136/jech-2012-201753.073

Catto S, Tod E, McCartney G. Scotland's mental health: adults 2012. NHS Health Scotland, 2012.

I M Atherton, J M M Evants, C J L dibben, L M Woods, G Hubbard. Differences in self-assessed health by socioeconomic group amongst people with and without a history of cancer: an analysis using representative data from Scotland. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 2012. DOI: 10.1007/s11764-012-0226-x

Judith Brown, Evangelia Demou, Madeleine A Tristram, Harper Gilmour, Kaveh A Sanati, Ewan B Macdonald. Employment status and health: understanding the health of the economically inactive population in Scotland. BMC Public Health 2012, 12:327 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-327.

Sally C. Inglis, James D. Lewsey, Gordon D.O. Lowe, Pardeep Jhund, Michelle Gillies, Simon Stewart, Simon Capewell, Kate MacIntyre, John J.V. McMurray.  Angina and intermittent claudication in 7403 participants of the 2003 Scottish Health Survey: Impact on general and mental health, quality of life and five-year mortality. International Journal of Cardiology June 2012.

Richard Mitchell.  Is physical activity in natural environments better for mental health than physical activity in other environments? Social Science and Medicine. May 2012.

Rebecca Landy, David Walsh, Julie Ramsay. Do socio-economic, behavioural and biological risk factors explain the poor health profile of the UK's sickest city? Journal of Public Health 2012; doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fds020

Zia Ul-Haq, Daniel F Mackay, Elisabeth Fenwick, Jill P Pell. Impact of metabolic comorbidity on the association between body mass index and health-related quality of life: a Scotland-wide cross-sectional study of 5,608 particpants. BMC Public Health 2012,12:143 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-143

Watt RG, Tsakos G, de Oliveira C, Hamer M (2012) Tooth Loss and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Risk – Results from the Scottish Health Survey. PLoS ONE 7(2): e30797. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0030797

P Teckle, P Hannaford, M Sutton. Is the health of people living in rural areas different from those in cities? Evidence from routine data linked with the Scottish Health Survey. BMC Health Services Research 2012, 12:43

Hamer, Mark; Ingle, Lee; Carroll, Sean; Stamatakis, Emmanuel. Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Mortality Risk: Possible Protective Mechanisms? Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise: January 2012 - Volume 44 - Issue 1 - p 84-88. doi: 10.1249?MSS.0b013e3182251077


Mark Hamer, G David Batty, Mika Kivimaki. Sleep loss due to worry and future risk of cardiovascluar disease and all-cause mortality: the Scottish Health Survey.  European Journal of Preventive Cardiology (2011); doi:10.1177/1741826711426092

L Gray, AH Leyland, M Benzeval, GCM Watt. Are there gender differences in the relative predictive ability of lung function in all-cause mortality? Findings from 13 years of follow-up in the Scottish Health Survey-mortality linked datasets (1995 to 2008). J Epidemiol Community Health 2011;65:A25 doi:10.1136/jech.2011.143586.55

JW Hotchkiss, CA Davies, AH Leyland. Adiposity has differing associations with coronary heart disease incidence and mortality in the Scottish Health Survey Cohort: Cross sectional surveys with follow-up. J Epidemiol Community Health 2011;65:A16-A17 doi:10.1136/jech.2011.143586.37

Mark Hamer, G. David Batty, Mika Kivimaki, Emmanuel Stamatakis. Physical Functional Health and Risk of Future Cardiovascular Disease: The Scottish Health Survey. Arch Intern Med. 2011;171(6):593-594.

Mark Hamer, G. David Batty, Adrie Seldenrijk, and Mika Kivimaki Antidepressant medication use and future risk of cardiovascular disease: the Scottish Health Survey Eur Heart J (2011) 32(4): 437-442

Mark Hamer; Tamsin Ford; Emmanuel Stamatakis; Samantha Dockray; G. David Batty Objectively Measured Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Mental Health in Children: Evidence From the Scottish Health Survey
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011;165(4):326-331.

Joel W Hotchkiss, Carolyn Davies, Linsay Gray, Catherine Bromley, Simon Capewell, Alastair H Leyland. Trends in adult cardiovascular disease risk factors and their socio-economic patterning in the Scottish population 1995-2008: cross-sectional surveys. BMJ Open 2011; bmjopen-2011-000176. Published: 9 August 2011 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000176

R. Lawder, I. Grant , C. Storey, D. Walsh, B. Whyte and P. Hanlon. Epidemiology of hospitalization due to alcohol-related harm: Evidence from a Scottish cohort study. Public Health: Volume 125, Issue 8, August 2011, Pages 533-539

Hamer, M., Kengne, A. P., Batty, G. D., Cooke, D. and Stamatakis, E. (2011), Temporal trends in diabetes prevalence and key diabetes risk factors in Scotland, 2003-2008. Diabetic Medicine, 28: 595-598. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-5491.2011.03254.x

Lee Ingle, Sean Carroll, Emmanuel Stamatakis and Mark Hamer. 2011. Benefit of adding lifestyle-related risk factors for prediction of cardiovascular death among cardiac patients. International Journal of Cardiology. Article in Press http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167527311005262

Emmanuel Stamatakis, Mark Hamer, and David W. Dunstan. Screen-Based Entertainment Time, All-Cause Mortality, and Cardiovascular Events: Population-Based Study With Ongoing Mortality and Hospital Events Follow-Up. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Volume 57, Issue 3, 18 January 2011, Pages 292-299.

GAKIDOU, Emmanuela et al. Management of diabetes and associated cardiovascular risk factors in seven countries: a comparison of data from national health examination surveys. Bull World Health Organ [online]. 2011, vol.89, n.3, pp. 172-183. ISSN 0042-9686.

MARK HAMER ,YOICHI CHIDA 2011. Life satisfaction and inflammatory biomarkers: The 2008 Scottish Health Survey. Japanese Psychogical Research, Special Issue Volume 53. Issue 2, pages 133-139


Gray L, Merlo J, Mindell J, Hallqvist J, Tafforeau J, O'Reilly J, Regidor E, Næss Ø, Kelleher C, Helakorpi S, Lange C, Leyland A, International differences in self-reported health measures in 33 major metropolitan areas in Europe (2010). European Journal of Public Health, 1-8.

Hotchkiss J W, Leyland A H. The relationship between body size and mortality in the linked Scottish Health Surveys: cross sectional surveys with follow-up. International Journal of Obesity (1-14).

Lawder R, Harding O, Stockton D, Fischbacher C, Brewster DH, Chalmers J, Finlayson A, Conway CI. Is the Scottish population living dangerously? Prevalence of multiple risk factors: the Scottish Health Survey 2003. BMC Public Health, 2010

Cesar de Oliveira, Richard Watt, & and Mark Hamer. Toothbrushing, inflammation, and risk of cardiovascular disease: results from Scottish Health Survey. BMJ. 2010; 340: c2451

Mark Hamer, Emmanuel Stamatakis, David Batty. Objectively Assessed Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Mental Health in Adults: Cross-sectional and Prospective Evidence From the Scottish Health Survey. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2010;67(8):(doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2010.76).

Linsay Gray, G David Batty, Peter Craig, Catherine Stewart, Bruce Whyte, Alan Finlayson, and Alastair H Leyland. Cohort Profile: The Scottish Health Surveys Cohort: linkage of study participants to routinely collected records for mortality, hospital discharge, cancer and offspring birth characteristics in three nationwide studies Int. J. Epidemiol. (2010) 39(2): 345-350

K D Lawson, E A L Fenwick, A C H Pell, J P Pell. Comparison of mass and targeted screening strategies for cardiovascular risk: simulation of the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and coverage using a cross-sectional survey of 3921 people. Heart 2010;96:208-212

Mark Hamer, Yoichi Chida, and Emmanuel Stamatakis. Association of Very Highly Elevated C-Reactive Protein Concentration with Cardiovascular Events and All-Cause Mortality. Clin Chem 2010 56: 132-135.

Mark Hamer, Emmanuel Stamatakis, Mika Kivimaki, Gordon D. Lowe, and G. David Batty. Objectively Measured Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease. What Is the Mediating Role of Inflammatory and Hemostatic Factors? J Am Coll Cardiol, 2010; 56:18-23, doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2010.03.032

Mark Hamer, G. David Batty, Emmanuel Stamatakis, and Mika Kivimaki Hypertension Awareness and Psychological Distress Hypertension. 2010;56:547-550

Will Whittaker, Matt Sutton, Margaret Maxwell, Rosalia Munoz-Arroyo, Sara MacDonald, Andrew Power, Michael Smith, Philip Wilson, Jill Morrison. Predicting which people with psychosocial distress are at risk of becoming dependent on state benefits: analysis of routinely available data. BMJ 2010;341:doi:10.1136/bmj.c3838

Mark Hamer, GD Batty, Michael G. Marmot, Archana Singh-Manoux, and Mika Kivimäki. Anti-depressant medication use and C-reactive protein: Results from two population-based studies. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. Volume 25, Issue 1, January 2011, Pages 168-173

Mark Hamer, Emmanuel Stamatakis and Gita D. Mishra. Television- and Screen-Based Activity and Mental Well-Being in Adults. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Volume 38, Issue 4, April 2010, Pages 375-380


J W Hotchkiss, C A Davies, L Gray, C Bromley, S Capewell, A H Leyland. Society for Social Medicine abstracts: 031 Socio-economic patterning of the trends in cardiovascular disease risk factors in Scotland: Scottish Health Surveys 1995 to 2008. Epidemiol Community Health 2010;64:A12-A13 2009

Hamer M, Stamatakis E, Batty GD (2009) 'Objectively Assessed Second Hand Smoke Exposure and Mental Health in Adults', cross sectional and prospective evidence from the Scottish Health Survey, Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2010;67(8):(doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2010.76).

Eberth, B. and Smith, M.D. (2009) ' Modelling the participation decision and duration of sporting activity in Scotland', Economic Modelling.

Catto S, Gibbs D, Mitchell R. Are people becoming more active? Combined results from Scotland's routine national surveys. Glasgow: NHS Health Scotland; 2009.

Popham F (2009) Intergenerational social class stability and mobility are associated with large absolute differences in adult participation in sport and exercise. British Journal of Sports Medicine doi:10.1136/bjsm.2009.059626

Gray L, Leyland AH. A multilevel analysis of diet and socio-economic status in Scotland: investigating the Glasgow effect. Public Health Nutrition 2009; 12:1351-8.

Gray L, Leyland A (2009) Is the 'Glasgow effect' of cigarette smoking explained by socio-economic status?: A multi-level analysis. BMC Public Health 2009, 9:245 dol:10.1186/1471-2458-9-245.

Linsay Gray, G. David Batty, Peter Craig, Catherine Stewart, Bruce Whyte, Alan Finlayson, Alastair H. Leyland (2009) "The Scottish Health Surveys Cohort: linkage of study participants to routinely collected records for mortality, hospital discharge, cancer and offspring birth characteristics in three nationwide studies" International Journal of Epidemiology Cohort Profile.

McDonald et al (2009) Association of self-reported alcohol use and hospitalization for an alcohol-related cause in Scotland: a record-linkage study of 23 183 individuals Addiction, 104, 593-602

E Stamatakis, M Hillsdon, G Mishra, M Hamer, M Marmot. Television viewing and other screen-based entertainment in relation to multiple socioeconomic status indicators and area deprivation: the Scottish Health Survey 2003 J Epidemiol Community Health 2009; 63:734-740

M Hamer, E Stamatakis, A Steptoe. Dose-response relationship between physical activity and mental health: the Scottish Health Survey Br J Sports Med 2009;43:1111-1114

Mark Hamer, Yoichi Chida and Gerard J. Molloy . Psychological distress and cancer mortality.Journal of Psychosomatic Research, Volume 66. Issue 3, March 2009, Pages 255-258

Mark Hamer and Emmanuel Stamatakis . Physical activity and mortality in men and women with diagnosed cardiovascular disease Journal of Cardiovascular Risk April 2009 16: 156-160

HAMER, MARK; STAMATAKIS, EMMANUEL. Physical Activity and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Events: Inflammatory and Metabolic Mechanisms. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. June 2009 - Volume 41 - Issue 6 - pp 1206-1211

Mark Hamer, PhD, Emmanuel Stamatakis, PhD, Gita Mishra, PhD. Psychological Distress, Television Viewing, and Physical Activity in Children Aged 4 to 12 Years. Pediatrics Vol. 123 No. 5 May 1, 2009

Emmanuel Stamatakis1, Vasant Hirani and Kirsten Rennie. Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and sedentary behaviours in relation to body mass index-defined and waist circumference-defined obesity. British Journal of Nutrition (2009), 101, 765-77

Gerard John Molloy, Emmanuel Stamatakis, Gemma Randall and Mark Hamer. Marital status, gender and cardiovascular mortality: Behavioural, psychological distress and metabolic explanations.Social Science & Medicine. Volume 69, Issue 2, July 2009, Pages 223-228

E Stamatakis, M Hamer, P Primatesta. Cardiovascular medication, physical activity and mortality: cross-sectional population study with ongoing mortality follow-up. Heart 2009;95:448-453 doi:10.1136/hrt.2008.152041

C Anandan, R Gupta, CR Simpson, C Fischbacher, and A Sheikh. Epidemiology and disease burden from allergic disease in Scotland: analyses of national databases. J R Soc Med. 2009 October 1; 102(10): 431-442.


Gray L (2008) Comparisons of health-related behaviours and health measures in Greater Glasgow with other regional areas in Europe. Glasgow Centre for Population Health.

Gray L, Leyland A (2008) Overweight status and psychological well-being in adolescent boys and girls: a multilevel analysis. European Journal of Public Health, Vol 18, Issue 6, pp 616-621.

Mark Hamer, Emmanuel Stamatakis, Andrew Steptoe. Psychiatric Hospital Admissions, Behavioral Risk Factors, and All-Cause Mortality. Arch Intern Med. 2008;168(22):2474-2479

Mai Stafford, Mary De Silva, Stephen Stansfeld and Michael Marmot. Neighbourhood social capital and common mental disorder: Testing the link in a general population sample. Health & Place. Volume 14, Issue 3, September 2008, Pages 394-405

Mark Hamer , Gerard J. Molloy and Emmanuel Stamatakis, Psychological Distress as a Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Events: Pathophysiological and Behavioral Mechanisms. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Volume 52, Issue 25, 16 December 2008-23 December 2008, Pages 2156-2162

Mark Hamer, and Emmanual Stamatakis, The accumulative effects of modifiable risk factors on inflammation and haemostasis, Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, Volume 22, Issue 7, October 2008, Pages 1041-1043

Mark Hamer, and Emmanual Stamatakis. Inflammation as an intermediate pathway in the association between psychosocial stress and obesity. Physiology & Behavior. Volume 94, Issue 4, 5 July 2008, Pages 536-539

Claire E. Hastie, Sally Haw, & Jill P. Pell. Impact of Smoking Cessation and Lifetime Exposure on C-Reactive Protein. Nicotine Tob Res (2008) 10 (4): 637-642.


Characteristics of Adults in Scotland with Long-Term Health Conditions

This publication presents an analysis of existing Scottish Household Survey and Scottish Health Survey data to provide a profile of the characteristics, circumstances and support needs of people with long term health conditions. The web only report & research findings published on Monday 29th October 2007

Using the linked Scottish Health Survey to predict hospitalisation and death: an analysis of the link between behavioural, biological and social risk factors and subsequent hospital admission and death in Scotland (16 August 2007)

Akbartabartoori M, Lean ME, Hankey CR The associations between current recommendation for physical activity and cardiovascular risks associated with obesity Eur J Clin Nutr. 2007 Mar 7

Akbartabartoori M, Lean MEJ, Hankey CR. The associations between current recommendations for physical activity and cardiovascular risks associated with obesity. Eur J Clin Nutr (2007) in the press

Linsay Gray (July 2007) Comparisons Of Health-Related Behaviours And Health Measures Between Glasgow And The Rest Of Scotland

Popham, F and Mitchell, R. (2007) Relation of employment status to socioeconomic position and physical activity types. Preventive Medicine, doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2007.06.012.

Haq, I, Hill, J, Craig, J, Ritchie, L. "Implications of guidelines for statin treatment for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease: Risk factor analysis of the Scottish Health Survey 2003" HEART 93: A9-A10, Suppl. 1 JUN 2007. 0


Akbartabartoori M, Lean MEJ, Hankey CR. Smoking combined with overweight or obesity markedly elevates cardiovascular risk factors. E J Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehab 13: 938-946 (2006)

'Let Glasgow Flourish' published 18 April 2006.

Allender S, Peto V, Scarborough P, Boxer A, Rayner M (2006) Diet, physical activity and obesity statistics. British Heart Foundation: London.

Akbartabartoori M, Lean MEJ, Hankey CR. "Smoking combined with overweight or obesity markedly elevates cardiovascular risk factors" EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR PREVENTION & REHABILITATION. DEC 2006

McAlaney J, McMahon J. "Establishing rates of binge drinking in the UK: Anomalies in the data" ALCOHOL AND ALCOHOLISM. 2006

Seymour J, Cairns J, Wilkie A, Sandercock PAG, Wardlaw JM. "Geographical access to imaging facilities for stroke patients in Scotland" HEALTH & PLACE. DEC 2006

Douglas F, Torrance N, van Teijlingen E, Meloni S, Kerr A. "Primary care staff's views and experiences related to routinely advising patients about physical activity. A questionnaire survey" BMC PUBLIC HEALTH. 2006


Akbartabartoori M, Lean MEJ, Hankey CR. Relationships between cigarette smoking, body size and body shape. Int J Obes29: 236-243 (2005)

Shelton, N. (2005) 'What not to eat? Unhealthy eating in Scotland: Evidence from the Scottish Health Survey' Journal of Public Health 27(1) 36-44

Leyland AH. Socioeconomic gradients in the prevalence of cardiovascular disease in Scotland: the roles of composition and context. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2005; 59:799-803.

McCreadie RG, Kelly C, Connolly M, Williams S, Baxter G, Lean M, Paterson JR. "Dietary improvement in people with schizophrenia - Randomised controlled trial" BRITISH JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY. OCT 2005

Cummins S, Stafford M, Macintyre S, Marmot M, Ellaway A. "Neighbourhood environment and its association with self rated health: evidence from Scotland and England" JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH. MAR 2005

Akbartabartoori M, Lean MEJ, Hankey CR. "Relationships between cigarette smoking, body size and body shape" INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBESITY. FEB 2005

Constituency profiles (includes Scottish Health Survey data)


Injury In Children A RESEARCH BRIEFING PAPER, March 2004

Akbartabartoori M, Hankey C, Lean M. "Relationship between physical activity, body weight and shape" INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBESITY. MAY 2004

Gupta R, Sheikh A, Strachan DP, Anderson HR. "Burden of allergic disease in the UK: secondary analyses of national databases" CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL ALLERGY. APR 2004

Primatesta P, Poulter NR. "Lipid levels and the use of lipid-lowering agents in England and Scotland" EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR PREVENTION & REHABILITATION. DEC 2004

Curnier A, Choudhary S. "Rhinophyrna: Dispelling the myths" PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY. AUG 2004


McCreadie RG. "Diet, smoking and cardiovascular risk in people with schizophrenia - Descriptive study" BRITISH JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY. DEC 2003

Obesity and public policy thinking clearly and treading carefully

Y. Kelly, A. Sacker, M. Marmot. Nutrition and respiratory health in adults: findings from the Health Survey for Scotland. Eur Respir J 2003; 21: 664-671


Yikona JINM, Wallis EJ, Ramsay LE, Jackson PR. "Coronary and cardiovascular risk estimation in uncomplicated mild hypertension. A comparison of risk assessment methods" JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION. NOV 2002


Haq IU, Ramsay LE, Wallis EJ, Isles CG, Ritchie LD, Jackson PR. "Population implications of lipid lowering for prevention of coronary heart disease: data from the 1995 Scottish Health Survey" HEART. SEP 2001

Wallis EJ, Ramsay LE, Haq IU, Ghahramani P, Jackson PR. "Is coronary risk an accurate surrogate for cardiovascular risk for treatment decisions in mild hypertension? A population validation" JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION. APR 2001


Wallis EJ, Ramsay LE, Haq IU, Ghahramani P, Jackson PR, Rowland-Yeo K, Yeo WW. "Coronary and cardiovascular risk estimation for primary prevention: validation of a new Sheffield table in the 1995 Scottish health survey population" BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL. 2000