New Research from SCMH Published in Lancet Public Health

SCMH Researchers Dr Carlos Celis-Morales and Professor Jason Gill along with researchers from School of Health and Wellbeing have published a report in the Lancet Public Health.The study examinine whether deprivation modifies the association between an extended score of lifestyle-related risk factors & health outcomes.

Combinations of lifestyle factors, including smoking and alcohol and their effect on health and their role in increasing mortality are well documented however additional effects of emegring factors such as television viewing time are not. The effect of socioeconomic deprivation on these extended lifestyle risks also remains unclear. The researchers aimed to examine whether deprivation modiefies the association between an extended score of lifestyle- related risk factors and health outcomes. 

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The Altmetric score reflects the success of the paper so far and shows that it has has performed very well over social media and news outlets, such as the Herald Scotland, as you can see in the photo below: 

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Follow this link to read "The effect of socioeconomic deprivation on the association between and extended measurement of unhealthy lifestyle factors and health outcomes: a prospective analysis of the UK Biobank cohort" published in the Lancet Public Health.


First published: 4 December 2018