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Understanding Society: The UK Household Longitudinal Study

Understanding Society: The UK Household Longitudinal Study

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Study that captures information every year about the social and economic circumstances and attitudes of people living in the UK. **Contact: info@understandingsociety.ac.uk**
Start Year
1991
End Year
2009
Funding
The Economic and Social Research Council
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Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Professor Nick Buck
    University of Essex

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
18 waves

Marker Paper

Sacker A, Ross A, MacLeod CA, Netuveli G, Windle G. Health and social exclusion in older age: evidence from Understanding Society, the UK household longitudinal study. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2017;71(7):681-690. doi:10.1136/jech-2016-208037

PUBMED 28228466

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
40,000
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/document...

Supplementary Information