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Elderly ethnic minorities are being seriously neglected in healthcare | Metro News

Elderly ethnic minorities are being seriously neglected in healthcare | Metro News | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Some people say they don’t ‘see’ race in an attempt to emphasise that everyone is equal. But race dictates many parts of people’s lives, for better or worse, and those differences need to be recognised.

Healthcare is one area where there are serious disparities between how white people and Black, Asian and other ethnic minorities (BAME) are treated.
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All news | Queen’s research finds adults over 50 who were breastfed as babies earn more | News | Queen's University Belfast

All news | Queen’s research finds adults over 50 who were breastfed as babies earn more | News | Queen's University Belfast | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
A research study from Queen’s University Belfast has found that adults over 50 who were breastfed as babies went on to have a higher household income in comparison to those who were not.

The study examined whether there is an economic benefit associated with breastfeeding by tracking a nationally representative sample of babies born in England, Wales and Scotland in 1958. Around 9,000 participants were tracked from birth to adulthood.
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Breastfeeding your baby could increase earning potential

Breastfeeding your baby could increase earning potential | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
The benefits of breastfeeding babies have long been touted, but a new study has revealed that breastfed babies could go on to earn more as adults.

A study, of 9,000 people and led by Queen’s University Belfast, found that those participants who were breastfed as babies had a 10% higher household income when they were over 50.

Researchers analysed data from the 1958 national child development study, which tracked the participants since birth.
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What’s So Bad About Being in Midlife?

What’s So Bad About Being in Midlife? | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

A May 2018 article by columnist Beth Teitell in the Boston Globe (link is external) regards it to be a “microaggression” (an unintended but hurtful insult) to label a 40- or 50-something adult as “middle aged.” This is just the latest entry into the midlife discussion focusing on—what else—the negative features associated with the middle years of adulthood.

 

Examples of these so-called microagressions include “ A saleswoman in the eyeglasses store points you to “youthful” looking bifocals. “Middle-aged people love these,” she chirps,” and “You overhear a twentysomething colleague referring to you as “middle aged” — and the part of you that thought your cool sneakers were fooling people dies.”

 

Author Beth Teitell bemoans the fact that “middle aged” is a term that needs some rebranding. After all, furniture from the 1950s and 1960s is in style again with the retooled label “mid-century.”

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Stressful jobs can lead to depression in middle age

Stressful jobs can lead to depression in middle age | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

Career high-flyers are more likely to hit depression in middle age, reveals study

  • People with 'high strain' jobs have more than double the risk of mental illness 
  • Those whose jobs have high demands or low control also have a higher chance
  • Scientists say the findings are a 'wake-up call' for employers to improve welfare 
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Job Strain Has Been Linked To Common Mental Illnesses

Job Strain Has Been Linked To Common Mental Illnesses | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
New research has found that high job strain is associated with an increased risk of developing common mental health issues such as depression and anxiety.
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Workplaces causing 14% of mental health cases

Workplaces causing 14% of mental health cases | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
As much as 14 per cent of new cases of depression and anxiety could be eliminated if employers actively reduced job strain among their workforce, the Black Dog Institute has revealed, which in turn would slash absenteeism.
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How life compares to our childhood dreams

How life compares to our childhood dreams | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"In 1969, more than 17,000 children were asked to predict what they thought their lives would be like when they were 25. Here three of them reveal how reality has measured up.

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Why do people become entrepreneurs?

Why do people become entrepreneurs? | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
It's more nuanced than the common argument that entrepreneurial types simply aren't interested in "real jobs."
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Dads In The Data: Why We Need A Rethink Of UK Family Statistics

Dads In The Data: Why We Need A Rethink Of UK Family Statistics | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
If you chose to, you could look at my son's mum as a single mother. In fact he has, for almost all of his 18 years, been surrounded by four loving parents
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Report: Where's the daddy? Fathers and father-figures in UK datasets http://bit.ly/2Enl7VO


Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) https://discover.ukdataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/?sn=6147&type=Data%20catalogue



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National Child Development Study Next Steps (formerly the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE1))



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UK Dads are being airbrushed out of existence by family courts favouring and bankrolling Mums

UK Dads are being airbrushed out of existence by family courts favouring and bankrolling Mums | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

“Are dads being airbrushed out of existence?” might sound like the sort of internet conspiracy theory dreamt up by men's rights activists, angry dads in..."

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Report: Where's the daddy? Fathers and father-figures in UK datasets http://bit.ly/2Enl7VO

 
Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) https://discover.ukdataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/?sn=6147&type=Data%20catalogue



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National Child Development Study Next Steps (formerly the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE1))



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How many after-school activities should a child do?

How many after-school activities should a child do? | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Some parents boast about their child’s long list of activities. But can it be too long
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The income gap between people from rich and poor backgrounds almost has almost doubled

The income gap between people from rich and poor backgrounds almost has almost doubled | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
The adult pay gap between those born into wealthier families and those from less well-off parents is widening, according to new research. The Institute for Fiscal Studies estimates that in 2012 a 42-year-old man whose parents were among the richest fifth of households earned an average of 88 per cent more than those from the poorest families. The equivalent gap in 2000 was just 47 per cent.
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1970 British Cohort Study

Family Expenditure Survey

Households Below Average Income

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Health Matters: Looking ahead to the health of future generations –

Health Matters: Looking ahead to the health of future generations – | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
There are many reasons why taking a life course approach to health is important. It’s hard to imagine that we haven’t always known some of the things that we’ve learnt through the power of life course research. For example, just how formative the early years are for laying the foundations for our future health and wellbeing. That there are cycles of disadvantage that cascade across generations. That when health problems occur together, they often have common roots and risk factors. We’ve also learned how cost-effective early intervention and early prevention can be.
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National Child Development Study 

1970 British Cohort Study 

Next Steps (also known as the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE1)) 

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Were you breastfed? You'll earn more | Daily Mail

Were you breastfed? You'll earn more | Daily Mail | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
People who are breastfed as babies go on to earn more as adults, research suggests.

A study of 9,000 people found those who were breastfed in infancy had 10 per cent higher household income when they were over 50.

Scientists believe breastfeeding improves the development of the brain and reduces the risk of allergies and illness.

Yet the UK and the US are known to have some of the lowest breastfeeding rates in the world.
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My year with BiB: What I learned about British Cohort Studies –

My year with BiB: What I learned about British Cohort Studies – | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

One of the hidden British heritages is the Longitudinal Cohort Studies. This mouthful is another way of saying a long term observational study on a big sample of population that meets some criteria determined by the study aims.

Britain has a long and exciting Cohort study history. Everyone has tried to replicate the way they have done it but the truth is that Longitudinal studies are like tea: no one does them quite like the British.

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National Child Development Study 

1970 British Cohort Study 

Millennium Cohort Study 

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Extreme job strain can deteriorate mental health: experts say

Extreme job strain can deteriorate mental health: experts say | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

According to the new study, up to 14% of the common mental health problems can be prevented by reducing job strain at the workplace.

 

The mental health problems are more common than you might think. The National Institutes of Mental Health calculates that 16.2 million people in the United States only have experienced major depression at least once in a while last year.

 

Depression is the leading cause of workplace absenteeism in the states as well as the leading cause of disability worldwide. Anxiety is yet another common mental health problem with more than 19% of the U.S population is estimated to have a disorder of anxiety in the past year.

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National Child Development Study 

 

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The negative effects of social mobility

The negative effects of social mobility | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

Jacobs looked at data from 110 male participants of the 1958 National Child Development Study, which has been following the lives of more 17,000 people born in England, Scotland and Wales in a single week of 1958.

Jacobs used a discriminant analysis to uncover what lifestyle, career and social variables predicted upward and downward mobility.

Downward mobility was associated with a person having depression, less identification with their job, and a lower quality of life. However, the upwardly mobile group also showed costs...

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High job strain associated with increased risk of common mental disorders

High job strain associated with increased risk of common mental disorders | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Workplaces that reduce job strain could prevent up to 14 percent of new cases of common mental illness from occurring, according to new research led by the Black Dog Institute.
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Thousands of children predicted their futures - were they right?

Thousands of children predicted their futures - were they right? | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
In 1969, 10,000 11-year-olds — all born in a single week in 1958 — wrote essays predicting their lives at 25. This year, those baby boomers turned 60. And this is what happened to them.
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Proportion of mums in work 'up 50% since mid-1970s'

Proportion of mums in work 'up 50% since mid-1970s' | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"The proportion of working-age mothers with a job has risen by nearly 50% in the past four decades, a study says.

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found the increase was behind a wider rise in the number of women in employment in the UK. It credited a "huge change in working patterns", with women much less likely to stop work when they have children.

 

But it said the rise in maternal employment had been most noticeable among partners of higher-earning men. According to the think tank, the proportion of mothers aged 25-54 in paid work grew from 50% in 1975 to 72% in 2015."

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Link to IFS report: The rise and rise of women’s employment in the UK

 

 

 

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How socio-economic circumstances in childhood can influence your midlife health

How socio-economic circumstances in childhood can influence your midlife health | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"Yajing Zhu presents the results of a life-course study, tracing 17,000 individuals from birth and over the course of 50 years. She identifies four socio-economic circumstances that affected them as children and how they continued influencing them as adults. The study shows that financial difficulty and material hardship have a persistent impact on poorer health in mid age."

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Single fathers risk being ignored due to flawed data

Single fathers risk being ignored due to flawed data | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
The number of lone parent families in Britain are overstated in statistics that risk airbrushing fathers out of family life in what Fatherhood Institute chief Adrienne Burgess called an 'unacceptable' failure.
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Report: Where's the daddy? Fathers and father-figures in UK datasets http://bit.ly/2Enl7VO


Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) https://discover.ukdataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/?sn=6147&type=Data%20catalogue



Census 2011






National Child Development Study Next Steps (formerly the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE1)) https://discover.ukdataservice.ac.uk/series/?sn=2000032



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University education makes you a better citizen

University education makes you a better citizen | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Students are encouraged to participate, not just to learn.
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British Household Panel Survey

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CentrePiece - The Magazine of the Centre for Economic Performance

CentrePiece - The Magazine of the Centre for Economic Performance | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
"The Summer 2017 edition of CentrePiece."
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1970 British Cohort Study

Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings, 1997-2016: Secure Access

Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC)

English Housing Survey

Family Resources Survey

Labour Force Survey

National Child Development Study
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