COVID-19 Research Tracker

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Since May 2020, we’ve been tracking COVID-19 longitudinal research and evidence from the UK and Ireland’s longitudinal population studies.

Our COVID-19 Research Tracker brings together the latest briefing notes, reports, academic publications, and articles in an easy-to-use interactive tool.

Use the table below to search, sort and filter by study, topic, and geographical coverage.

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Last updated: 10 September 2021


COVID-19 PublicationDate of publicationLongitudinal studyGeographical coverageType of publicationTopic/themeAccess publication
The trajectory of loneliness in UK young adults during the summer to winter months of COVID-192021/09Understanding SocietyNationalArticleLoneliness; Young people; Emotional supportLink to the article
Longitudinal changes in the mental health of UK young male and female adults during the COVID-19 pandemic 2021/09Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health; Gender; Health behavioursLink to the article
Fuel poverty and financial distress2021/09Understanding SocietyNationalArticleFuel poverty; Financial distress; Low income householdsLink to the article
Importance of population-based longitudinal studies to understanding the impact of COVID-192021/09English Longitudinal Study of AgeingNationalEditorialLongitudinal population studies; Ageing; Social exclusionLink to the publication
Risk factors for depression during the COVID-19 pandemic: a longitudinal study in middle-aged and older adults2021/09English Longitudinal Study of AgeingNationalArticleDepression; Mental health; Older adultsLink to the article
The role of vitamin C in pneumonia and COVID-19 infection in adults with European ancestry: a Mendelian randomisation study2021/09UK BiobankNationalArticleVitamin C; Pneumonia; NutritionLink to the article
Patterns of multimorbidity and risk of severe SARS-CoV-2 infection: an observational study in the U.K2021/09UK BiobankNationalArticleMultimorbidity; Risk factors; SociodemographicsLink to the article
COVID-19 susceptibility variants associate with blood
clots, thrombophlebitis and circulatory diseases
2021/09UK BiobankNationalArticleEpidemiology; Blood clots; GeneticsLink to the article
Adolescent psychopathological profiles and the outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: Longitudinal findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study2021/08Millennium Cohort StudyNationalArticleAdolescents; Psychopathology; Mental healthLink to the article
Welfare resilience at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in a selection of European countries: impact on public finance and household incomes2021/08Understanding SocietyNationalArticleWelfare state; Income loss; Benefits systemLink to the article
Association of chronic kidney disease, ethnicity and socioeconomic status with COVID-19 hospitalisation and mortality: a UK Biobank study2021/08UK BiobankNationalArticleKidney disease; Ethnicity; Health inequalitiesLink to the article
Estimating changes in physical behaviour during lockdowns using accelerometry-based simulations in a large UK cohort2021/081970 British Cohort StudyNationalArticlePhysical activity; Accelerometry; Public healthLink to the article
Brain imaging before and after COVID-19 in UK Biobank2021/08UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Neuroimaging; Brain; DiseasesLink to the paper
Association of COVID-19 vaccination with risks of hospitalization and mortality due to cardiovascular and other diseases: A study of the UK Biobank2021/08UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Vaccination; Cardiovascular disease; HospitalizationLink to the paper
Gene-environment interaction analysis incorporating sex, cardiometabolic diseases, and multiple deprivation index reveals novel genetic associations with COVID-19 severity2021/08UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Biogenetics; Deprivation; Cardiometabolic diseasesLink to the paper
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on adult mental health in the UK: A rapid systematic review2021/08UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Mental health; Health behaviours; Socioeconomic inequalitiesLink to the paper
Association between accelerometer-assessed physical activity and severity of COVID-19 in UK Biobank 2021/08UK BiobankNationalArticleAccelerometry; Physical activity; FitnessLink to the article
Machine learning approach to dynamic risk modeling of mortality in COVID-19: a UK Biobank study2021/08UK BiobankNationalArticleMortality; Epidemiology; Machine learningLink to the article
Sex Differences in Association Between Anti-Hypertensive Medications and Risk of COVID-19 in Middle-Aged and Older Adults2021/08UK BiobankNationalArticleHypertension; Sex differences; MortalityLink to the article
Preexisting Mental Disorders Increase the Risk of COVID-19 Infection and Associated Mortality2021/08UK BiobankNationalArticleMental health; Dementia; ComorbidityLink to the article
Comparison of Experiences in Two Birth Cohorts Comprising Young Families with Children under Four Years during the Initial COVID-19 Lockdown in Australia and the UK: A Qualitative Study 2021/08Born in BradfordRegionalArticleYoung children; Child development; AnxietyLink to the article
ABO blood groups, COVID-19 infection and mortality2021/07UK BiobankNationalArticleBlood group; Hospitalization; MortalityLink to the article
Did the UK COVID-19 Lockdown Modify the Influence of Neighbourhood Disorder on Psychological Distress? Evidence From a Prospective Cohort Study2021/07Understanding SocietyNationalArticlePsychological distress; Neighbourhoods; Residential mobilityLink to the article
COVID-19 and Adolescent Mental Health in the United Kingdom2021/07Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health; Adolescents; InequalitiesLink to the article
Can a data driven obesity classification system identify those at risk of severe COVID-19 in the UK Biobank cohort study?2021/07UK BiobankNationalArticleObesity; Inequalities; Long CovidLink to the article
Prevalence and changes in food-related hardships by socioeconomic and demographic groups during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK: A longitudinal panel study2021/07Understanding SocietyNationalArticleFood security; Inequalities; UnemploymentLink to the article
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health of adults with intellectual impairment: evidence from two longitudinal UK surveys2021/07Millennium Cohort Study; 1970 British Cohort StudyNationalArticleIntellectual disabilities; Health inequalities; Mental healthLink to the article
A flash in the pan or a permanent change? The growth of homeworking during the pandemic and its effect on employee productivity in the UK2021/07Understanding SocietyNationalArticleHome working; Productivity; EmployeesLink to the article
COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in the UK: A longitudinal household cross-sectional study2021/07Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Vaccine hesitancy; Trust; EthnicityLink to the paper
COVID-19, inter-household contact and mental well-being among older adults in the US and the UK2021/07Understanding SocietyNationalArticleOlder adults; Mental health; LonelinessLink to the article
The combined effect of Covid-19 and neighbourhood deprivation on two dimensions of subjective well-being: empirical evidence from England2021/07Understanding SocietyNationalArticleWellbeing; Deprivation; InequalitiesLink to the article
Development and validation of a clinical and genetic model for predicting risk of severe COVID-192021/07UK BiobankNationalArticleEpidemiology; Genetics; ModellingLink to the article
Sexual Orientation and the Incidence of COVID-19: Evidence from Understanding Society in the UK Longitudinal Household Study2021/07Understanding SocietyNationalArticleSexual orientation; Marginalised groups; InequalitiesLink to the article
Remote history of VTE is associated with severe COVID-19 in middle and older age: UK Biobank cohort study2021/07UK BiobankNationalArticleDeep-vein thrombosis; Inequalities; Risk factorsLink to the article
Health and healthcare for people with disabilities in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic2021/07Understanding SocietyNationalArticleDisability; Comorbidities; Health careLink to the article
Short Report on Long COVID2021/07COVID-19 Longitudinal Health and Wellbeing National Core Study-CONVALESCENCE Study*NationalReportLong Covid; Prevalence; Risk factorsLink to the report
In Their Own Words: The Voices of Older Irish People in the Covid-19 Pandemic2021/07The Irish Longitudinal Study on AgeingIrelandReportOlder people; Social isolation; ResilienceLink to the report
Integrative genomic analyses identify susceptibility genes underlying COVID-19 hospitalization2021/07UK BiobankNationalArticleGenomics; Ancestry; Hospitalization riskLink to the article
re-pandemic psychiatric disorders and risk of COVID-19: a UK Biobank cohort analysis2021/06UK BiobankNationalArticlePsychiatric disorders; Comorbidity; ImmunityLink to the article
Dietary Behaviors and Incident COVID-19 in the UK Biobank2021/06UK BiobankNationalArticleDiet; Lifestyle behaviour; NutritionLink to the article
Pre-school childcare and inequalities in child development2021/06Millennium Cohort StudyNationalArticleChild development; Family structure; Pre-school educationLink to the article
The effect of the pandemic on expected retirement resources2021/06English Longitudinal Study of AgeingNationalReportRetirement; Financial circumstances; Household incomeLink to the report
The UK Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and changes in diet, physical activity and sleep during the COVID-19 pandemic: evidence from eight longitudinal studies2021/06Millennium Cohort Study; 1970 British Cohort Study; 1958 National Child Development Study; Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children; Understanding Society; English Longitudinal Study of Ageing; Generation Scotland; Next StepsNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Job retention; Diet; Phystical activity; SleepLink to the paper
Cardiovascular-related deaths at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak: a prospective analysis based on the UK Biobank2021/06UK BiobankNationalArticleCardiovascular disease; Mortality; EpidemiologyLink to the article
Risk factors for long COVID: analyses of 10 longitudinal studies and electronic health records in the UK2021/06Millennium Cohort Study; Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children; Next Steps; 1970 British Cohort Study; 1958 National Child Development Study; Understanding Society; Generation Scotland; Adult Twin Registry; Born in BradfordNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Long Covid; Symptoms; Risk factorsLink to the paper
Mortality risk associated with combinations of loneliness and social isolation. Findings from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA)2021/06The Irish Longitudinal Study on AgeingIrelandArticleLoneliness; Social isolation; Well-beingLink to the article
The impact of COVID-19 on the social inclusion of older adults with an intellectual disability during the first wave of the pandemic in Ireland2021/06The Irish Longitudinal Study on AgeingIrelandArticleIntellectual disabilities; Social inclusion; Older adultsLink to the article
Social isolation, loneliness and all-cause dementia: a longitudinal and imaging-genetic study in the UK Biobank cohort2021/06UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Social isolation; Loneliness; DementiaLink to the paper
Multimorbidity, access
to services and diagnosis of new health conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic
2021/06English Longitudinal Study of AgeingNationalReportMultimorbidity; Access to health care; Mental healthLink to the report
Longitudinal changes in psychological distress in the UK from 2019 to September 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence from a large nationally representative study2021/06Understanding SocietyNationalArticlePsychological distress; Mental health; Demographic groupsLink to the article
Inequalities in healthcare disruptions during the Covid-19 pandemic: Evidence from 12 UK population-based longitudinal studies2021/06Millennium Cohort Study; 1958 National Child Development Study; Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children; 1970 British Cohort Study; 1946 National Survey of Health and Development; Next Steps; Understanding Society; Born in Bradford; Generation Scotland; TwinsUK; English Longitudinal Study of AgeingNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Access to health care; Inequalities; Socioeconomic statusLink to the paper
The effect of obesity-related traits on COVID-19 severe respiratory symptoms is mediated by socioeconomic status: a multivariable Mendelian randomization study2021/06UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Obesity; Socioeconomic status; Respiratory diseaseLink to the paper
Vaccination history for diphtheria and tetanus is associated with less severe COVID-192021/06UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Vaccination; Immune system; Disease severityLink to the paper
Greater loneliness in young people
during lockdown
2021/06Generation ScotlandDevolved nationsBriefing reportLoneliness; Young people; LockdownLink to the report
Differences in Subjective and Objective Social Isolation and Subjective Loneliness before and during the COVID-19 pandemic2021/06English Longitudinal Study of AgeingNationalReportOlder people; Social isolation; LonelinessLink to the report
Diet quality and risk and severity of COVID-19: a prospective cohort study2021/06COVID Symptom TrackerNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Diet; Lifestyle behaviour; Metabolic healthLink to the paper
Critically ill COVID-19 status associated trait genetics reveals CDK6 inhibitors as potential treatment2021/05UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Genetics; Drugs; TreatmentLink to the paper
Post-vaccination SARS-CoV-2 infection: risk factors and illness profile in a prospective, observational community-based case-control study2021/05TwinsUK/Symptom StudyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Vaccination; Co-morbidity; FrailtyLink to the paper
Meeting you was fake: investigating the increase in romance fraud dring Covid-192021/05Understanding SocietyNationalArticleFinancial crime; Fraud; LonelinessLink to the article
Mental health responses to the COVID-19 pandemic: a latent class trajectory analysis using longitudinal UK data2021/05Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health; Financial difficulties; Deprived areasLink to the article
Eyeglasses Reduce Risk of COVID-19 Infection2021/05UK BiobankNationalArticleEyeglasses; Shields; Public healthLink to the article
Changes in health and social well-being in the COVID-19 clinically vulnerable older English population during the pandemic2021/05English Longitudinal Study of AgeingNationalArticleOlder adults; Well-being; HealthLink to the article
Neurological diseases and COVID-19: prospective analyses using the UK Biobank2021/05UK BiobankNationalArticleNeurological diseases; Comorbidity; Risk factorsLink to the article
Disordered eating and self-harm as risk factors for poorer mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic: A population-based cohort study2021/05Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and ChildrenRegionalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Mental health; Eating disorders; Self-harmLink to the paper
The association of estimated cardiorespiratory fitness with COVID-19 incidence and mortality: A cohort study2021/05UK BiobankNationalArticleFitness; Cardiorespiratory health; Physical activityLink to the article
Identifying risk factors for COVID-19 severity and mortality in the UK Biobank2021/05UK BiobankNationalArticleRisk factors; Biomarkers; Health behavioursLink to the article
Gambling by Young Adults in the UK During COVID-19 Lockdown2021/05Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and ChildrenRegionalArticleGambling; Young people; LockdownLink to the article
Trajectories of child emotional and behavioural difficulties before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in a longitudinal UK cohort 2021/05Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and ChildrenRegionalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Emotional and behavioural difficulties; Mental health; Young childrenLink to the paper
Occupational differences in COVID-19 incidence, severity, and mortality in the United Kingdom2021/05Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Occupation; Inequalities; Health workersLink to the paper
Impact of COVID-19 lockdowns on mental health: evidence from a quasi-natural experiment in England and Scotland2021/05Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Mental health; Lockdown; InequalitiesLink to the paper
Comparison and impact of COVID-19 for patients with cancer: a survival analysis of fatality rate controlling for age, sex and cancer type2021/05UK BiobankNationalArticleCancer; Fatality; Co-morbiditiesLink to the article
Associations of socioeconomic position and adverse childhood experiences with health-related behaviour changes and changes to employment during the first COVID-19 lockdown in the UK2021/05Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and ChildrenRegionalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Health behaviour; Employment status; Socioeconomic inequalitiesLink to the paper
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of young people: A comparison between China and the United Kingdom2021/05Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health; Young people; Post-traumatic stressLink to the article
Covid-19 and Mental Health of Individuals with Different Personalities2021/05Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Mental health; Personality traits; OpennessLink to the paper
Smoking and COVID-19 Infection and Related Mortality: A Prospective Cohort Analysis of UK Biobank Dat2021/05UK BiobankNationalArticleSmoking; Chronic diseases; Health behavioursLink to the article
Unemployment and mental health Why both require action for our COVID-19 recovery2021/04Understanding SocietyNationalReportMental health; Unemployment; Social securityLink to the report
COVID-19 and mortality risk in patients with psychiatric disorders2021/04UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Psychiatric disorders; Mortality; Mental healthLink to the paper
Cigarette and E-Cigarettes Dual Users, Exclusive Users and COVID-19: Findings from Four UK Birth Cohort Studies.2021/04Millennium Cohort Study; Next Steps; 1970 British Cohort Study; 1958 National Child Development StudyNationalArticleSmoking; E-cigarettes; Health behaviourLink to the article
Impact of lockdown on key workers: findings from the
COVID-19 survey in four UK national longitudinal studies
2021/04Millennium Cohort Study; Next Steps; 1970 British Cohort Study; 1958 National Child Development StudyNationalArticleKey workers; Lockdown; HealthLink to the article
Looking Back to Move Forward: Reflections on the Strengths and Challenges of the COVID-19 UK Mental Health Research Response 2021/04Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health; Inequalities; Academic researchLink to the article
The impact of reduced working on mental health in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic: results from the Understanding Society COVID-19 study 2021/04Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health; Employment; FurloughLink to the article
Mental health inequalities in healthcare, economic, and housing disruption during COVID-19: an investigation in 12 longitudinal studies2021/04Millennium Cohort Study; Next Steps; 1970 British Cohort Study; 1958 National Child Development Study; 1946 National Survey of Health and Development; Understanding Society; English Longitudinal Study of Ageing; Generation Scotland; TwinsUK; Adult Twin Registry; Genetic Links to Anxiety and Depression StudyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Mental health; Health care; HousingLink to the paper
Mental health and social interactions of older people with physical disabilities in England during the COVID-19 pandemic: a longitudinal cohort study2021/04English Longitudinal Study of AgeingNationalArticleMental health; Older adults; Physical disabilitiesLink to the article
London coronavirus economy tracker: Tracking the impact of coronavirus on the capital's economy - April 20212021/04Understanding SocietyRegionalReportLockdown; Labour market; UnemploymentLink to the report
Dementia is an age‐independent risk factor for severity and death in COVID‐19 inpatients2021/04UK BiobankNationalArticleDementia; Epidemiology; HospitalizationLink to the article
Association of working shifts, inside and outside of healthcare, with severe COVID−19: an observational study2021/04UK BiobankNationalArticleShift work; Health care workers; EthnicityLink to the article
More Frequent Internet Use during the COVID-19 Pandemic Associates with Enhanced Quality of Life and Lower Depression Scores in Middle-Aged and Older Adults 2021/04English Longitudinal Study of AgeingNationalArticleInternet use; Quality of life; DepressionLink to the article
Finances and Mental Health during the Covid-19 Pandemic2021/04Understanding SocietyNationalReportFinancial circumstances; Mental health; InequalitiesLink to the report
Vaccine side-effects and SARS-CoV-2 infection after vaccination in users of the COVID Symptom Study app in the UK: a prospective observational study 2021/04TwinsUK / COVID Symptom TrackerNationalArticleVaccination; Side-effects; Risk factorsLink to the article
Pre-pandemic mental and physical health as predictors of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: evidence from a UK-wide cohort study2021/04Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Vaccine hesitancy; Mental health; Physical healthLink to the paper
The immediate and longer-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health and wellbeing of older adults in England2021/04English Longitudinal Study of AgeingNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Mental health; Older adults; Socioeconomic inequalitiesLink to the paper
Social deprivation as a risk factor for COVID-19 mortality among women and men in the UK Biobank: nature of risk and context suggests that social interventions are essential to mitigate the effects of future pandemics2021/04UK BiobankNationalArticleSocial deprivation; Pandemics; GenderLink to the article
Implications of COVID-19: The Effect of Working From Home on Financial and Mental Well-Being in the UK2021/04Understanding SocietyNationalArticleWorking from home; Mental health; Financial circumstancesLink to the article
Hepatic Steatosis, Rather Than Underlying Obesity, Increases the Risk of Infection and Hospitalization for COVID-192021/03UK BioankNationalArticleObesity; Liver health; BiogeneticsLink to the article
Older biological age is associated with adverse COVID-19 outcomes: A cohort study in UK Biobank2021/03UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Biological age; Risk factors; Genetic factorsLink to the paper
Changing living arrangements and stress during Covid-19 lockdown: Evidence from four birth cohorts in the UK2021/03Millennium Cohort Study; Next Steps; 1970 British Cohort Study; 1958 National Child Development Study; 1946 National Survey of Health and DevelopmentNationalArticleLiving arrangements; Stress; LockdownLink to the article
Association analysis framework of genetic and exposure risks for COVID-19 in middle-aged and elderly adults2021/03UK BiobankNationalArticleGenetics; Comorbidity; Health behavioursLink to the article
Evaluating access to health and care services during lockdown by the COVID-19 survey in five UK national longitudinal studies2021/03Millennium Cohort Study; Next Steps; 1970 British Cohort Study; 1958 National Child Development Study; 1946 MRC National Survey of Health and DevelopmentNationalArticleAccess to health care; Inequalities; Public healthLink to the article
School closures and
children’s emotional and behavioural difficulties
2021/03Understanding SocietyNationalReportSchool closures; Mental health; Well beingLink to the report
Shift work is associated with increased risk of COVID‐19: Findings from the UK Biobank cohort2021/03UK BiobankNationalArticleShift work; Sleep; Vulnerable groupsLink to the article
Biological Aging Predicts Vulnerability to COVID-19 Severity in UK Biobank Participants2021/03UK BiobankNationalArticleAgeing; Phenotype; Biological markersLink to the article
Cardiometabolic risk factors for COVID-19 susceptibility and severity: A Mendelian randomization analysis2021/03UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Epidemiology; Obesity; Cardiometabolic diseaseLink to the paper
Non-communicable disease, sociodemographic factors, and risk of death from infection: a UK Biobank observational cohort study2021/03UK BiobankNationalArticleMortality; Comorbidities; Socioeconomic statusLink to the article
Couples’ Changing Work Patterns in the United Kingdom and the United States during the COVID‐19 Pandemic2021/03Understanding SocietyNationalArticleEmployment patterns; Gender roles; Human capitalLink to the article
The careers
and time use of mothers and fathers
2021/03Understanding SocietyNationalReportParents; Time use; Employment patterns; Gender gapLink to the report
Ethnic minorities and COVID-19: Examining whether excess risk is mediated through deprivation2021/03UK BiobankNationalArticleEthnic minorities; Material deprivation; Socioeconomic inequalityLink to the article
Limits of lockdown: characterising essential contacts during strict physical distancing2021/03Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and ChildrenRegionalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Social contacts; Distancing; Health inequalitiesLink to the paper
Sarcopenic obesity and the risk of hospitalisation or death from COVID-19: findings from UK Biobank2021/03UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Obesity; Muscle mass; Risk factorsLink to the paper
Face covering adherence is positively associated with better mental health and wellbeing: a longitudinal analysis of the CovidLife surveys2021/03Generation ScotlandDevolved NationsPre-print (awaiting peer review)Face masks; Mental health; Well beingLink to the paper
The impact of Covid-19 on food security: a qualitative analysis of the rise in London’s existing food insecurity due to the financial impact of Covid-192021/03Understanding SocietyRegionalArticleFood security; Inequalities; Ethnic minoritiesLink to the article
Mental health in relation to changes in sleep, exercise, alcohol and diet during the COVID-19 pandemic: examination of five UK cohort studies2021/03Millennium Cohort Study; Next Steps; 1970 British Cohort Study; 1958 National Child Development StudyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Mental health; Exercise; Alcohol; SleepLink to the paper
Socioeconomic Inequalities and Ethnicity Are Associated with a Positive COVID-19 Test among Cancer Patients in the UK Biobank Cohort 2021/03UK BiobankNationalArticleCancer; Ethnic groups; InequalitiesLink to the article
Life in lockdown: a telephone survey to investigate the impact of COVID-19 lockdown measures on the lives of older people (≥75 years)2021/03Born BradfordRegionalArticleOlder adults; Anxiety; Social distancingLink to the article
Growing Up in Ireland: Key findings from the special COVID-19 survey of Cohorts ’98 and ‘082021/03Growing Up in IrelandIrelandReportYoung people; Mental health; Home learningLink to the report
Integration of genetically regulated gene expression and pharmacological library provides therapeutic drug candidates2021/02UK BiobankNationalArticleBiogenetics; Drugs; TherapyLink to the article
A Review and Response to the Early Mental Health and Neurological Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic 2021/02Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Well-being; Mental health; Neurological effectsLink to the paper
Obesity, walking pace and risk of severe COVID-19 and mortality: analysis of UK Biobank2021/02UK BiobankNationalArticleObesity; Frailty; WalkingLink to the article
Impact of body composition on COVID-19 susceptibility and severity: a two-sample multivariable Mendelian randomization study2021/02UK BiobankNationalArticleBody composition; Biogenetics; ObesityLink to the article
Heterogeneous Mental Health Development During the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United Kingdom2021/02Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Mental health; Psychological distress trajectories; InequalitiesLink to the paper
Genetic predisposition to psychiatric disorders and risk of COVID-192021/02UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Psychiatric disorders; Genetics; Mental healthLink to the paper
Gout, rheumatoid arthritis and the risk of death from COVID-19: an analysis of the UK Biobank2021/02UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Gout; Rheumatoid arthritis; ComorbiditiesLink to the paper
Vitamin D and COVID-19 Susceptibility and Severity in the COVID-19 Host Genetics Initiative: a Mendelian Randomization Stud2021/02UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Vitamin D; Genetics; PhysiologyLink to the paper
New self-reported exhaustion during the COVID-19 Pandemic2021/02The Irish Longitudinal Study on AgeingIrelandReportExhaustion; Mental health; MultimorbiditiesLink to the report
Pre-pandemic cognitive function and COVID-19 mortality: prospective cohort study2021/02UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Cognitive function; Mortality; InequalitiesLink to the paper
Everybody hurts: Self-employment, financial concerns, mental distress, and well-being during COVID-192021/02Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health; financial wellbeing; Self-employmentLink to the article
Explaining ethnicity disparities in COVID-19 mortality: population-based, prospective cohort study2021/02UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Ethnic groups; Mortality; InequalitiesLink to the paper
Work less, help out more? The persistence of gender inequality in housework and childcare during UK COVID-192021/02Understanding SocietyNationalArticleHousework; Child care; Gender inequalityLink to the article
COVID-19 mortality in the UK Biobank cohort: revisiting and evaluating risk factors2021/02Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMortality; Comorbidities; EthnicityLink to the article
Early life factors and COVID-19 infection in England: A prospective analysis of UK Biobank participan2021/02UK BiobankNationalArticleMaternal smoking; Birth weight; Early lifeLink to the article
COVID-19 Shielding Programme (Scotland)
rapid evaluation: full report.
2021/02Understanding SocietyDevolved NationsReportShielding; Programme evaluation; Food supportLink to the report
TeenCovidLife Survey 2 General Report
Health and wellbeing of young people in lockdown
2021/02Generation ScotlandDevolved NationsReportYoung people; Well being; StressLink to the report
TeenCovidLife Survey 2 - Schooling Mini Report
Cancelled SQA exams - impact on young people
2021/02Generation ScotlandDevolved NationsReportYoung people; Schooling; QualificationsLink to the report
Different Mental Health Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Latent Class Trajectory Analysis Using Longitudinal UK Data2021/02Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Mental health; Financial difficulties; Deprived areasLink to the paper
Welfare resilience at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in a selection of European countries: impact on public finance and household incomes2021/02Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperHousehold income; Public finances; Welfare stateLink to the paper
Covid-19 lockdown: Ethnic differences in children’s self-reported physical activity and the importance of leaving the home environment. A longitudinal and cross-sectional study from the Born in Bradford birth cohort study2021/02Born in BradfordRegionalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Physical activity; Play; Child health; Ethnic differencesLink to the paper
COVID‑19 mortality in the UK Biobank cohort: revisiting and evaluating risk factors2021/02UK BiobankNationalArticleMortality; Risk factors; ComorbiditiesLink to the article
Weather, Psychological Wellbeing and Mobility During the First Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic2021/02Understanding SocietyNationalDiscussion paperWeather; Lockdown; Mental HealthLink to the paper
Preparing for COVID-19 vaccination: important learnings from the Irish Longitudinal
Study on Ageing (TILDA)
2021/01The Irish Longitudinal Study on AgeingIrelandReportPublic health; Physical activity; VaccinationLink to the report
Altered lives in a time of crisis:
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the lives of older adults in Ireland
2021/01The Irish Longitudinal Study on AgeingIrelandReportOlder adults; Social care; Well-beingLink to the report
Individual factors underlie temperature variation in sickness and in health: influence of age, BMI and genetic factors in a multi-cohort study2021/01TwinsUKNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Ageing; BMI; BiogeneticsLink to the paper
Habitual use of vitamin D supplements and risk of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection: a prospective study in UK Biobank2021/01UK BiobankNationalArticleVitamin D; Biogenetics; SupplementsLink to the article
Medium-run wealth inequality following COVID-19 2021/01Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing noteWealth inequality; Recession; Low-income householdsLink to the briefing
Tracking the mental health of home-carers during the first COVID-19 national lockdown: evidence from a nationally representative UK survey2021/01Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Unpaid carers; Mental health; LockdownLink to the paper
RuralCovidLife Survey General Report: Health and wellbeing of rural communities in Scotland 2021/01Generation ScotlandDevolved nationsReportRural communities; Well-being; EmploymentLink to the report
The impact of disability on employment and financial security following the outbreak of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic in the UK2021/01Understanding SocietyNationalArticleDisability; Financial insecurity; EmploymentLink to the article
Working parents, financial insecurity, and childcare: mental health in the time of COVID-19 in the UK2021/01Understanding SocietyNationalArticleFinancial insecurity; Child care; Mental healthLink to the article
The psychological impact of COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns: a review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies and natural experiments 2021/01Understanding Society, Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children, Generation ScotlandNational, Devolved nationsArticle (Meta-analysis)Mental health; Well-being; LockdownLink to the article
Poor metabolic health increases COVID-19-related mortality in the UK Biobank sample2021/01UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Metabolic health; Obesity; HypertensionLink to the paper
No evidence that vitamin D is able to prevent or affect the severity of COVID-19 in individuals with European ancestry: a Mendelian randomisation study of open data2021/01UK BiobankNationalArticleVitamin D; Genetics; AncestryLink to the article
Association of Timing and Balance of Physical Activity and Rest/Sleep With Risk of COVID-19: A UK Biobank Study2021/01UK BiobankNationalArticleHealth behaviour; Sleep; Physical activityLink to the article
Using machine learning to predict COVID-19 infection and severity risk among 4,510 aged adults: a UK Biobank cohort study2021/01UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Risk profile; Serology; DemographicsLink to the paper
The Heterogeneous and Regressive Consequences of COVID-19: Evidence from High Quality Panel Data2021/01Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperEmployment; Inequalities; Financial distressLink to the paper
COVID-19 and mental health deterioration by ethnicity and gender in the UK2021/01Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health; Ethnicity; InequalitiesLink to the article
Cognitive disorders associated with hospitalization of COVID-19: Results from an observational cohort study2021/01UK BiobankNationalArticleCognitive disorders; Dementia; GeneticsLink to the article
Links between air pollution and COVID-19 in England2021/01UK BiobankNationalArticleAir pollution; Nitrogen oxide; MortalityLink to the article
Vulnerabilities in child wellbeing among primary school children: a cross-sectional study in Bradford, UK2021/01Born in BradfordRegionalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Well-being; Primary school; InequalitiesLink to the paper
Labour market shocks during the Covid-19 pandemic: inequalities and child outcomes2020/12Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperLabour market; Earnings; InequalitiesLink to the report
Downturn In Workers’ Mental And Financial
Wellbeing During Covid-19: Hardest Hit Are Those That Can Least Afford It
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Coronavirus and the social impacts on different ethnic groups in the UK: 20202020/12Understanding SocietyNationalReportEthnic groups; Socioeconomic inequalities; Mental healthLink to the report
Physical activity and COVID-19: an observational and Mendelian randomisation study2020/12UK BiobankNationalArticlePhysical activity; Health behaviours; BiogeneticsLink to the article
Predictors of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in the UK Household Longitudinal Study2020/12Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Vaccine hesitancy; Demographics; InequalitiesLink to the paper
Loneliness and depression in patients with cancer during COVID-192020/12Understanding SocietyNationalArticleLoneliness; Cancer; Mental healthLink to the article
Exploring drugs and vaccines associated with altered risks and severity of COVID-19: a UK Biobank cohort study of all ATC level-4 drug categories2020/12UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Vaccines; Medication; ComorbiditiesLink to the paper
Shift work is associated with positive COVID-19 status in hospitalised patients2020/12UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Health care workers; Shift work; HospitalizationLink to the paper
Prevalence of COVID-19, symptoms and testing: Initial
findings from the COVID-19 Survey in Five National Longitudinal Studies.
2020/12Millennium Cohort Study; Next Steps; 1970 British Cohort Study; 1958 National Child Development Study; 1946 National Survey of Health and DevelopmentNationalBriefing paperPrevalence; Symptoms; GenerationsLink to the paper
Collider bias undermines our understanding
of COVID-19 disease risk and severity
2020/12UK BiobankNationalArticleRisk factors; Sampling bias; EpidemiologyLink to the article
The association between blood groups and COVID-19 infection: a study from the UK Biobank2020/12UK BiobankNationalArticleBlood group; Hospitalization; InfectionLink to the article
Understanding Covid-19 misinformation and vaccine hesitancy in context: Findings from a qualitative study involving citizens in Bradford, UK2020/12Born in BradfordRegionalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Misinformation; Vaccine hesitancy; EmotionsLink to the paper
Unmet health care need and income-related horizontal equity in access during the Covid-19 pandemic2020/11Understanding SocietyNationalArticleHealth care; Income inequality; Access to servicesLink to the article
The Impact of Periodontal Disease on Hospital Admission and Mortality During COVID-19 Pandemic2020/11UK BiobankNationalArticleOral health; Hospitalization; MortalityLink to the article
Modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for COVID-19, and comparison to risk factors for influenza and pneumonia: Results from a UK Biobank prospective cohort study2020/11UK BiobankNationalArticleRisk factors; Influenza; Pneumonia; Health behaviourLink to the article
High-Risk Drinking in Midlife Before Versus During the COVID-19 Crisis: Longitudinal Evidence From the United Kingdom2020/111970 British Cohort StudyNationalArticleAlcohol consumption; Mental health; Health behavioursLink to the article
'When will this end? Will it end?' The impact of the March-June 2020 UK Covid-19 lockdown response on mental health: a longitudinal survey of mothers in the Born in Bradford study2020/11Born in BradfordRegionalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Mental health; Motherhood; EthnicityLink to the paper
Alcohol Consumption is Associated with Poor Prognosis in Obese Patients with COVID-19: a Mendelian Randomization Study using UK Biobank2020/11UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Alcohol consumption; Obesity; EthnicityLink to the paper
Psychological distress among people with probable COVID-19 infection: analysis of the UK Household Longitudinal Study2020/11Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Psychological distress; Mental health; InequalitiesLink to the paper
Clinical, regional, and genetic characteristics of Covid-19 patients from UK Biobank 2020/11UK BiobankNationalArticleEthnicity; Inequalities; GeneticsLink to the article
Mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic in two longitudinal UK population cohorts. 2020/11Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children / Generation ScotlandRegionalArticleMental health; Anxiety; Well-beingLink to the article
Problem drinking before and during the COVID-19 crisis in US and UK adults: Evidence from two population-based longitudinal studies2020/11Understanding SocietyNationalArticleAlcohol consumption; Mental health; Health behavioursLink to the article
‘Her whole little life has changed dramatically’ Findings of a qualitative study into children’s mental wellbeing in Bradford during Covid-19 2020/11Born in BradfordRegionalReportMental health; Anxiety; Well beingLink to the report
Changing probability of experiencing food insecurity by socioeconomic and demographic groups during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK2020/11Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Food security; Inequalities; UnemploymentLink to the paper
Household
composition, couples’ relationship quality, and social support during lockdown - Initial findings from the COVID-19 Survey in Five National Longitudinal Studies.
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In their own words: five generations of Britons describe their experiences of the coronavirus pandemic. Initial findings from the COVID-19 Survey in Five National Longitudinal Studies2020/11Millennium Cohort Study; Next Steps; 1970 British Cohort Study; 1958 National Child Development Study; 1946 National Survey of Health and DevelopmentNationalBriefing paperSocial isolation; Mental health; InequalitiesLink to the paper
Understanding Society COVID-19 Survey Briefing Note: Social cohesion –
what has changed during the coronavirus outbreak?
2020/11Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing noteSocial cohesion; Deprivation; Ethnic minoritiesLink to the briefing note
Comparison of two different frailty measurements and risk of hospitalisation or death from COVID-19: findings from UK Biobank.2020/11UK BiobankNationalArticleFrailty; Lifestyle; HospitalisationLink to the article
Is older age associated with COVID-19 mortality in the absence of other risk factors? General population cohort study of 470,034 participants.2020/11UK BiobankNationalArticleOld age; Mortality; ComorbiditiesLink to the article
Frailty and comorbidity in predicting community COVID-19 mortality in the UK Biobank: the effect of sampling2020/10UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Frailty; Comorbidity; MortalityLink to the paper
Coming together or coming apart? Changes in social cohesion during the Covid-19 pandemic in England2020/10Understanding SocietyNationalArticleSocial cohesion; Trust; NeighbourhoodsLink to the article
At the edge of the
safety net: Unsuccessful benefits claims at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic
2020/10Understanding SocietyNationalReportBenefits claimants; Inequalities; Mental healthLink to the report
Experiences of lockdown during the Covid-19 pandemic: descriptive findings from a survey of families in the Born in Bradford study2020/10Born in BradfordRegionalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Anxiety; Financial insecurity; FamiliesLink to the paper
Generation COVID: Emerging Work and Education Inequalities 2020/10Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperUnemployment; Learning; GenerationsLink to the paper
Fare differently, feel differently: mental well-being of UK-born and foreign-born working men during the COVID-19 pandemic European Societies2020/10Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health; Gender; NationalityLink to the article
MPCs through COVID: spending, saving and private transfers2020/10Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperHousehold finances; Consumption; UncertaintyLink to the paper
Work, care and gender during the COVID-19 crisis2020/10Understanding SocietyNationalDiscussion paperGender; Inequalities; CaringLink to the paper
Trust in government and others during the COVID-19 pandemic - Initial findings from the COVID-19 Survey in Five National Longitudinal Studies. 2020/10Millennium Cohort Study; Next Steps; 1970 British Cohort Study; 1958 National Child Development Study; 1946 National Survey of Health and DevelopmentNationalBriefing paperTrust; Compliance; Social distancingLink to the briefing paper
Carrying the work burden of the COVID-19 pandemic: working class women in the UK2020/10Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing NoteGender; Class; Employment; Mental healthLink to the briefing note
Weather Affects Mobility but not Mental Well-being During Lockdown2020/10Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperWeather; Lockdown; Mental HealthLink to the paper
Sociodemographic inequality in exposure to COVID-19-induced economic hardship in the United Kingdom2020/10Understanding SocietyNationalArticleInequalities; Economic hardship; EarningsLink to the article
Risk of Depression in Family Caregivers: Unintended Consequence of COVID-192020/10Understanding SocietyNationalArticleDepression; Family caregiving; LonelinessLink to the paper
Half of children entitled to free school meals do not have access to the scheme during the COVID-19 lockdown in the UK2020/10Understanding SocietyNationalArticleFree school meals; Food insecurity; PovertyLink to the paper
Greater risk of severe COVID-19 in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic populations is not explained by cardiometabolic, socioeconomic or behavioural factors, or by 25(OH)-vitamin D status: study of 1326 cases from the UK Biobank 2020/09UK BiobankNationalArticleEthnicity; Socioeconomic disadvantage; EpidemiologyLink to the article
Financial consequences of the coronavirus pandemic for older people2020/09English Longitudinal Study of AgeingNationalBriefing NoteOlder people; Financial circumstances; UnemploymentLink to the briefing note
The experience of older people instructed to shield or self-isolate during the COVID-19 pandemic2020/09English Longitudinal Study of AgeingNationalBriefing NoteOlder people; Self-isolation; Mental healthLink to the briefing note
The experience
of older people with multimorbidity during the COVID-19 pandemic
2020/09English Longitudinal Study of AgeingNationalBriefing NoteOlder people; Comorbidity; Health behavioursLink to the briefing note
Changes in older people’s
experiences of providing care and of volunteering during the COVID-19 pandemic
2020/09English Longitudinal Study of AgeingNationalBriefing NoteOlder people; Caring; VolunteeringLink to the briefing note
Mental health and health behaviours before and during the COVID-19 lockdown: Longitudinal analyses of the UK Household Longitudinal Study2020/09Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health; Health behaviours; Psychological distressLink to the article
Obesity as a risk factor for COVID-19 mortality in women and men in the UK Biobank: comparisons with influenza/pneumonia and coronary heart disease 2020/09UK BiobankNationalArticleObesity; Influenza; ComorbidityLink to the article
Poor inhibitory control and stress as risk-factors for alcohol (mis)use during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK: a national cross-sectional study across four generations2020/09Millennium Cohort Study; Next Steps; 1970 British Cohort Study; 1958 National Child Development Study; 1946 National Survey of Health and DevelopmentNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Alcohol consumption; Stress; Health behavioursLink to the paper
Genetic mechanisms of critical illness in Covid-192020/09Generation Scotland; UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Genetics; Comorbidity; GenomicsLink to the paper
The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children - A resource for COVID-19 research: Questionnaire data capture May-July 20202020/09Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and ChildrenRegionalData note (awaiting peer review)Cross-generation; Health; Well-being; BehaviourLink to the Data note
Inequality in access to health and care services during lockdown - Findings from the COVID-19 survey in five UK national longitudinal studies2020/09Millennium Cohort Study; Next Steps; 1970 British Cohort Study; 1958 National Child Development Study; 1946 National Survey of Health and DevelopmentNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Access to health care; Inequalities; Public healthLink to the paper
The impact of asthma on mental health & wellbeing during COVID-19 lockdown2020/09Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and ChildrenRegionalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Asthma; Self-isolation; Mental healthLink to the paper
COVID-19: has the pandemic affected relationships between children and their non-resident parents?2020/09Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing NoteSeparated families; Child maintenance; Parent-child relationshipsLink to the briefing note
Changing living arrangements, family dynamics and stress during lockdown: evidence from four birth cohorts in the UK 2020/09Understanding Society, Millennium Cohort Study; 1970 British Cohort Study; 1958 National Child Development Study;NationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Living arrangements; Stress; LockdownLink to the paper
Occupation and risk of severe COVID-19: prospective cohort study of 120,075 UK Biobank2020/09UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Occupation; Inequalities; Health workersLink to the paper
Prevalence and Predictors of General Psychiatric Disorders and Loneliness during COVID-19 in the United Kingdom: Results from the Understanding Society UKHLS 2020/09Understanding SocietyNationalArticleLoneliness; Mental health; InequalitiesLink to the article
BMI and future risk for COVID-19 infection and death across sex, age and ethnicity: preliminary findings from UK biobank2020/09UK BiobankNationalArticleBMI; Physical health; EthnicityLink to the paper
Mental health and health behaviours before and during the COVID-19 lockdown: Longitudinal analyses of the UK Household Longitudinal Study.2020/09Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health; Health behaviours; Psychological distressLink to the paper
Who is lonely in lockdown? Cross-cohort analyses of predictors of loneliness before and during the COVID-19 pandemic 2020/09Understanding SocietyNationalArticleCross-cohort; Loneliness; InequalitiesLink to the article
All together now? The impacts of the Government’s coronavirus income support schemes across the age distribution2020/09Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing noteHousehold income; Financial support; Social securityLink to the briefing note
Unprecedented reduction in births of very low birthweight (VLBW) and extremely low birthweight (ELBW) infants during the COVID-19 lockdown in Ireland: a ‘natural experiment’ allowing analysis of data from the prior two decades2020/09Growing Up in IrelandIrelandArticleBirth weight; Pregnancy; Access to health servicesLink to the article
Risk factors for positive and negative COVID-19 tests: a cautious and in-depth analysis of UK biobank data 2020/08UK BiobankNationalArticleRisk factors; Ethnicity; DisadvantageLink to the article
Longitudinal evidence for persistent anxiety in young adults through COVID-19 restrictions2020/08Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and ChildrenRegionalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Anxiety; Lockdown; AdolescentsLink to the paper
Gender differences in the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on unpaid care work and psychological distress in the UK2020/08Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Lockdown; Gender inequalities; Unpaid care workLink to the paper
SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infection in pregnant women: characterization of symptoms and syndromes predictive of disease and severity through real-time, remote participatory epidemiology2020/08TwinsUKNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Pregnancy; Epidemiology; ComorbidityLink to the paper
Association of obesity and its genetic predisposition with the risk of severe COVID-19: Analysis of population-based cohort data2020/08UK BiobankNationalArticleObesity; Genetics; EpidemiologyLink to the article
Excess cardiovascular deaths in the beginning of COVID-19 outbreak2020/08UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Cardiovascular disease; Mortality; HospitalizationLink to the paper
Vitamin D and COVID-19 infection and mortality in UK Biobank 2020/08UK BiobankNationalArticleVitamin D; Mortality; InequalitiesLink to the article
Genetically-predicted vitamin D status, ambient UVB during the pandemic and COVID-19 risk in UK Biobank: Mendelian Randomisation study2020/08UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Vitamin D; Genetics; SeasonalityLink to the paper
The Born in Bradford COVID-19 Research Study: Protocol for an adaptive mixed methods research study to gather actionable intelligence on the impact of COVID-19 on health inequalities amongst families living in Bradford2020/08Born in BradfordRegionalArticleHealth inequalities; Deprivation; Ethnicity; MethodologyLink to the paper
Who is left behind? Altruism of giving, happiness and mental health during the Covid-19 period in the UK2020/08Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Altruism; Mental health; HappinessLink to the paper
What can previous recessions tell us about the Covid-19 downturn?2020/08Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperRecession; Unemployment; InequalitiesLink to the paper
Estrogen and COVID-19 symptoms: associations in women from the COVID Symptom Study2020/08Twins UK/Symptom StudyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Estrogen; Women; MenopauseLink to the paper
TeenCovidLife Survey 1 General Report
Health and wellbeing of young people in lockdown
2020/08Generation ScotlandDevolved NationsReportYoung people; Well being; StressLink to the report
Working parents, financial insecurity, and child-care: mental health in the time of COVID-192020/08Understanding SocietyNationalDiscussion paperMental health; Child care; Financial insecurityLink to the paper
Mental health during lockdown: evidence from four generations - Initial findings from the COVID-19 Survey in Five National Longitudinal Studies2020/08Millennium Cohort Study; Next Steps; 1970 British Cohort Study; 1958 National Child Development Study; 1946 National Survey of Health and DevelopmentNationalBriefing NoteMental health; Generations; InequalitiesLink to the briefing note
Intersecting ethnic and native–migrant inequalities in the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK2020/08Understanding SocietyNationalArticleEthnicity; Socioeconomic status; InequalitiesLink to the article
Ethnic differences in effects of COVID-19:
household and local context
2020/08Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing NoteEthnicity; Mental health; Neighbourhood cohesionLink to the briefing note
Loneliness and social isolation in the COVID-19 Pandemic among the over 70s: Data from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) and ALONE 2020/07The Irish Longitudinal Study on AgeingIrelandReportLoneliness; Social isolation; Well-beingLink to the report
Dynamic linkage of COVID-19 test results between Public Health England's Second Generation Surveillance System and UK Biobank2020/07UK BiobankNationalArticleEpidemiology; Genetics; MicrobiologyLink to the article
Preexisting Comorbidities Predicting COVID-19 and Mortality in the UK Biobank Community Cohort2020/07UK BiobankNationalArticleComorbidity; Mortality; EpidemiologyLink to the article
Estimates of the rate of infection and asymptomatic COVID-19 disease in a population sample from SE England2020/07Twins UKRegionalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Symptomology; Serology; AntibodiesLink to the paper
Changes in the behavioural determinants of health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic: gender, socioeconomic and ethnic inequalities in 5 British cohort studies2020/07Millennium Cohort Study; Next Steps; 1970 British Cohort Study; 1958 National Child Development Study; 1946 National Survey of Health and DevelopmentNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Health behaviour; Gender; InequalitiesLink to the paper
Learning inequalities during the Covid-19 pandemic: how families cope with home-schooling2020/07Understanding SocietyNationalWorking PaperHome schooling; Family structure; Socioeconomic disadvantageLink to the report
Coronavirus and the impact on caring2020/07Understanding SocietyNationalReportCaring; Support; Well beingLink to the report
Finances and employment during lockdown - Initial findings from the COVID-19 Survey in Five National Longitudinal Studies2020/07Millennium Cohort Study; Next Steps; 1970 British Cohort Study; 1958 National Child Development Study; 1946 National Survey of Health and DevelopmentNationalBriefing NoteFinancial circumstances; Employment; Self-employed workersLink to the briefing note
Parental involvement in home schooling and developmental play during lockdown - Initial findings from the COVID19 Survey in Five National Longitudinal Studies2020/07Millennium Cohort Study; Next Steps; 1970 British Cohort Study; 1958 National Child Development Study; 1946 National Survey of Health and DevelopmentNationalBriefing NoteHome schooling; Child development; ParentingLink to the briefing note
The Effect of the Great Lockdown on Homeworking in the United Kingdom2020/07Understanding SocietyNationalReportHome working; Employment; Well beingLink to the report
Mental health before and during the COVID-19 pandemic: a longitudinal probability sample survey of the UK population2020/07Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health; Inequalities; EmploymentLink to the article
Sleepless in Lockdown: unpacking differences in sleep loss during the coronavirus pandemic in the UK2020/07Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Sleep loss; Ethnicity; Well-beingLink to the paper
Estimating Variation of Covid-19 infection in the Population:Results from Understanding Society (UKHLS) first monthly covid-19 survey2020/07Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Infection rates; Ethnicity; Regional disparitiesLink to the paper
Home learning during Covid-19: Findings from the Understanding Society Longitudinal Study2020/07Understanding SocietyNationalReportHome schooling; Inequalities; EthnicityLink to the report
Diagnostic value of skin manifestation of SARS-CoV-2 infection2020/07COVID Symptom TrackerNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Symptomology; Skin rashes; HospitalizationLink to the paper
Race, socioeconomic deprivation, and hospitalization for COVID-19 in English participants of a national biobank2020/07UK BiobankNationalArticleEthnicity; Socioeconomic status; HospitalizationLink to the article
Vitamin D concentrations and COVID-19 infection in UK Biobank2020/07UK BiobankNationalArticleVitamin D; Ethnicity; InequalitiesLink to the article
Living in poverty was bad for your health before COVID-192020/07Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperPoverty; Inequalities; Public healthLink to the paper
Ethnicity and COVID-19 infection: are the pieces of the puzzle falling into place?2020/07UK BiobankNationalCommentaryEthnicity; Inequalities; DeprivationLink to the commentary
Intersecting household level health and socio-economic vulnerabilities and the COVID-19 crisis: an analysis from the UK2020/07Understanding SocietyNationalArticleHealth inequalities; Household types; EmploymentLink to the article
How has the Covid-19 crisis impacted parents’ relationships with their children?2020/07Understanding SocietyNationalPolicy briefingParenting; Inequalities; Family compositionLink to the briefing
Cut hours, not people: no work, furlough, short hours and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK2020/07Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperWorking hours; Mental health; UnemploymentLink to the paper
Understanding Society COVID-19 Survey May Briefing Note: Family relationships2020/07Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing noteParenting; Home schooling; InequalitiesLink to the note
The mental health impact of COVID-19 and pandemic related stressors among adults in the UK2020/07Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Mental health; Living conditions; WorkLink to the paper
The gender gap in mental well-being during the Covid-19 outbreak: evidence from the UK2020/06Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperMental health; Gender; LonelinessLink to the paper
Ethnic disparities in hospitalisation for COVID-19 in England: The role of socioeconomic factors, mental health, and inflammatory and pro-inflammatory factors in a community-based cohort study2020/06UK BiobankNationalArticleEthnicity; Mental health; HospitalizationLink to the article
The mental health effects of the first two months of lockdown and social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK2020/06Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperMental health; Inequalities; Age groupsLink to the paper
Inequalities in home learning and schools’ provision of distance teaching during school closure of COVID-19 lockdown in the UK2020/06Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperHome schooling; inequalities; ethnicityLink to the paper
The effects of coronavirus on household finances and financial distress2020/06Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing noteHousehold finances; Financial distress; EarningsLink to the briefing note
Did the UK policy response to Covid-19 protect household incomes?2020/06Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperHousehold income; Employment; EarningsLink to the paper
COVID-19 Survey Briefing Note: Health and caring2020/06Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing noteMental health; Health behaviours; CaringLink to the briefing note
COVID-19 Survey Briefing Note: Home schooling2020/06Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing noteEducation; Household resources; ParentingLink to the briefing note
ALSPAC COVID-19 Questionnaire data (April-May 2020)2020/06Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and ChildrenRegionalData note (awaiting peer review)Cross-generation; Health; Well-being; BehaviourLink to the Data note
Longitudinal changes in mental health and the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence from the UK Household Longitudinal Study.2020/06Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Mental health; Well-being; Demographic groupsLink to the paper
Gender inequalities: changes in income, time use and well-being before and during the UK COVID-19 lockdown2020/06Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Gender; Inequalities; Well-being; Time useLink to the paper
COVID-19 and associations with frailty and multimorbidity: a prospective analysis of UK Biobank participants 2020/06UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Frailty; Multimorbidity; EpidemiologyLink to the paper
Ethnicity, comorbidity, socioeconomic status, and their associations with COVID-19 infection in England: a cohort analysis of UK Biobank data 2020/06UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Epidemiology; Inequalities; EthnicityLink to the paper
The idiosyncratic impact of an aggregate shock: the distributional consequences of COVID-192020/06Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperEconomic shocks; Social security; EarningsLink to the paper
Older and ‘staying at home’ during lockdown: informal care receipt during the COVID-19 pandemic amongst people aged 70 and over in the UK2020/06Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Older people; Household composition; Care needsLink to the paper
TILDA Nursing Home Data: A short report to inform COVID-19 responses for our most vulnerable2020/05The Irish Longitudinal Study on AgeingIrelandReportNursing homes; Mental health; End-of-life careLink to the report
The COVID-19 Pandemic and its Impact on Inequality of Opportunity in Psychological Distress in the UK2020/05Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Psychological distress; Occupation; InequalitiesLink to the paper
Obesity and risk of COVID-19: analysis of UK biobank2020/05UK BiobankNationalArticleObesity; Health behaviours; BMILink to the article
COVID-19 Survey Briefing Note: The Economic Effects2020/05Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing noteEconomics; Employment; EarningsLink to the briefing note
Real-time tracking of self-reported symptoms to predict potential COVID-19. 2020/05Twins UKNationalArticleMedicine; Epidemiology; SymptomologyLink to the article
Rapid implementation of mobile technology for real-time epidemiology of COVID-19.2020/05Twins UKNationalArticleEpidemiology; Public health; Mobile technologyLink to the article
Lifestyle risk factors, inflammatory mechanisms, and COVID-19 hospitalization: A community-based cohort study of 387,109 adults in UK.2020/05UK BiobankNationalArticleHealth behaviours; Inequalities; ObesityLink to the article
Ethnic and socioeconomic differences in SARS-CoV-2 infection: prospective cohort study using UK Biobank.2020/05UK BiobankNationalArticleHealth behaviours; Inequalities; EthnicityLink to the article
Generation Scotland CovidLife Survey First Report2020/05Generation ScotlandDevolved NationsReportEmployment; Well-being; Mental healthLink to the report
Current tobacco smoking and risk from COVID-19: results from a population symptom app in over 2.4 million people 2020/05TwinsUK / COVID Symptom TrackerNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Symptoms; Smoking; EpidemiologyLink to the paper
How COVID-19 has exposed inequalities in the UK food system: The case of UK food and poverty2020/05Born in BradfordRegionalArticleFood insecurity; Inequalities; PovertyLink to the article
Vitamin D Deficiency in Ireland - Implications for Covid-19. Results from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing2020/04The Irish Longitudinal Study on AgeingIrelandReportVitamin D; Immunology; Older adultsLink to the report
TILDA Report on Population Estimates of Physical Frailty in
Ireland to Inform Demographics for Over 50s in Ireland during the COVID-19 Pandemic
2020/04The Irish Longitudinal Study on AgeingIrelandReportFrailty; Physical health; Older adultsLink to the report
High-risk categories for COVID-19 and their distribution by county in Republic of Ireland-evidence from the TILDA study2020/04The Irish Longitudinal Study on AgeingIrelandReportOlder adults; Multimorbidity; ImmunodeficiencyLink to the report
Self-reported symptoms of covid-19 including symptoms most predictive of SARS-CoV-2 infection, are heritable 2020/04TwinsUKNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Symptoms; Heritability; Public healthLink to the paper
Geo-social gradients in predicted COVID-19 prevalence and severity in Great Britain: results from 2,266,235 users of the COVID-19 Symptoms Tracker app 2020/04COVID Symptom TrackerNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Inequalities; Public health; DeprivationLink to the paper

Notes.

*The longitudinal population studies involved in the COVID-19 Longitudinal Health and Wellbeing National Core Study-CONVALESCENCE Study are:

  • Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
  • 1970 British Cohort Study
  • Born in Bradford
  • The English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
  • Generation Scotland
  • Millennium Cohort Study
  • 1958 National Child Development Study
  • Next Steps
  • 1946 MRC National Survey of Health and Development
  • Southall and Brent Revisited
  • TwinsUK
  • Understanding Society: The UK Household Longitudinal Study