Publications

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Health in a changing city: Glasgow 2021

August 2021

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This report presents a study of changes in health, demographic, socioeconomic and environmental factors in Glasgow over the last 20 years.

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Mortality trends in countries and cities of the UK

November 2020

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This short summary provides an overview of a major study of mortality across UK countries and cities highlights worsening mortality among the UK’s poorest communities.

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Policy recommendations for population health: progress and challenges

July 2020

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This report details research looking into what has happened in Scotland since 2016 with regards to inequalities-related policies and recommendations for action.

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Supporting vulnerable people on Glasgow streets: views of service providers

June 2019

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This publication investigates the role and remit of various organisations involved in tackling complex issues in the city centre street population, to explore the issues they focus on and how they work together to address them.

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Trends in earnings and income inequalities in Scotland and the UK 1997-2016

December 2018

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This work aimed to explore trends in inequalities in earnings and overall household income within Scotland and other parts of the UK.

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Recent mortality trends in Glasgow: 1981-2015

November 2017

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This report presents recent mortality trends in Glasgow, including age- and gender-specific mortality and comparisons with the rest of Scotland.

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The changing ethnic profiles of Glasgow and Scotland

September 2017

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This report provides an understanding of the potential population health implications of the changing ethnic profiles of Scotland and, in particular, Glasgow.

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History, politics and vulnerability: explaining excess mortality

May 2016

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A synthesis of the research undertaken into excess mortality to date, which, from a detailed examination of all the available evidence, identifies the most likely underlying causes and, therefore, the most appropriate policy responses.

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What Works in Community Profiling? Reflections from West Dunbartonshire

March 2016

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This paper discusses the experience of What Works Scotland, the Glasgow Centre for Population Health and the West Dunbartonshire Community Planning Team in developing community profiles for the purposes of place-based working and locality planning.

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Alcohol use across retirement: a qualitative study of drinking in later life

March 2016

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This report presents the results of a qualitative exploration of older people’s drinking and the factors which influence their use of alcohol.

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