Public health

Statistical analysis protocol for an evaluation of COVID Oximetry @home using a Regression Discontinuity Design

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has led to many individuals in England suffering from severe health degradation, complications, and deaths. One issue lies with people presenting to hospital with low oxygen saturation levels, often without …

A descriptive analysis of health care use by highcost, high-need patients in England

*This working paper was produced as part of a research project to better understand the characteristics and health care utilisation of high-cost, high-need populations across seven countries. [See the results of the international …

Effect of an integrated care pathway on use of primary and secondary healthcare by patients at high risk of emergency inpatient admission - a matched control cohort study in Tower Hamlets

**Objectives** To assess the effects of an integrated care pathway on the use of primary and secondary healthcare by patients at high risk of emergency inpatient admission. **Design** Observational study of a real-life deployment of integrated care, …

Do Active Children Become Active Adults? Investigating Experiences of Sport and Exercise Using the 1970 British Cohort Study

Leading a physically active lifestyle is known to provide a wide variety of health benefits, from reduced risk of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, to improved mental well-being and healthy weight maintenance. Despite this, the majority of adults …