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Cumulative social risk exposure in childhood and smoking and excessive alcohol use in adulthood

Overview of attention for article published in European Journal of Public Health, February 2016
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Title
Cumulative social risk exposure in childhood and smoking and excessive alcohol use in adulthood
Published in
European Journal of Public Health, February 2016
DOI 10.1093/eurpub/ckv243
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Rishi Caleyachetty, Kay-Tee Khaw, Paul G. Surtees, Nicholas W.J. Wainwright, Nicholas Wareham, Simon J. Griffin

Abstract

Social inequalities in adult smoking and excessive alcohol intake may be associated with exposure to multiple childhood social risk factors across different domains of risk within the household. We used data from a cross-sectional cohort study of adults (40-75 years) in 1993-97 living in England (N = 19466) to examine the association between clusters of childhood social risks across different domains with adult smoking and excessive alcohol use. Participants reported exposure to six childhood social risk factors, current smoking behaviour and alcohol intake. Factor analysis was used to identify domains of social risk. We created a childhood cumulative domain social risk score (range 0-2) from summing the total number of domains. Factor analysis identified two domains of childhood social risk within the household: maladaptive family functioning (parental unemployment, substance misuse, physical abuse) and parental separation experiences : maternal separation, divorce, being sent away from home). Compared to those children with risk exposure in no single domain, children with risk exposure in both domains (i.e. maladaptive family functioning, parental separation experiences) had a higher prevalence of adult smoking [men: Prevalence ratio (PR) = 1.74, 95% confidence intervals (CI): 1.35-2.26; women: PR = 1.71 95% CI: 1.34-2.18]. There was a trend association between the number of childhood social risk domains and adult smoking (both sexes: P < 0.001) and excessive alcohol use (men: P <0.008). Further work is needed to understand if addressing cumulative risk exposure to maladaptive family functioning and parental separation experiences can reduce social inequalities in adult smoking and excessive alcohol intake.

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Geographical breakdown

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Unknown 36 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Unspecified 8 22%
Student > Master 7 19%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 14%
Researcher 4 11%
Other 7 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Unspecified 11 31%
Medicine and Dentistry 9 25%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 14%
Social Sciences 5 14%
Psychology 3 8%
Other 3 8%

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 11. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 31 October 2018.
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