Funding for this research was provided by:
Medical Research Council (MC_UU_12017/12, MC_UU_12017/13)
Chief Scientist Office (SPHSU12, SPHSU13)
Economic and Social Research Council (ES/N00812X/1)
Received: 22 May 2019
Accepted: 24 January 2020
First Online: 10 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The University of Essex Ethics Committee has approved all data collection procedures on the Understanding Society main study and innovation panel waves, including ascertainment of consent. All participants gave verbal informed consent, and consent was also obtained from parents/guardians for respondents under 16 years of age. No written consent was sought, as this was implied through interview participation.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.