Brian Kelly is a statistician on the Born in Bradford study. Brian joined the project in 2014, after completing a PhD in Social Statistics at the University of Manchester. Prior to this Brian worked for around twenty years conducting population and survey research for a number of local authorities in the north of England.
He has an interest in spatial inequalities and health outcomes; and also with methodological issues relating to longitudinal data, multilevel analysis and statistical inference. Brian works within the data and research team, with a particular focus on developing routine health data linkage and analysis.

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West J, Kelly B, Collings P, Santorelli G, Mason D, Wright J, (2018). Is small size at birth associated with early childhood morbidity in White British and Pakistani origin UK children aged 0-3?. BMC Pediatrics , 18(1), DOI: 10.1186/s12887-018-0987-0,
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Bishop C, Small N, Parslow R and Kelly B , (2018). Healthcare use for children with complex needs: using routine health data linked to a multi-ethnic, ongoing birth cohort. BMJ Open, 8(3), DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018419 ,
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Bishop C.F.; Small N.; Parslow R.; Kelly B., (2018). Healthcare use for children with complex needs: Using routine health data linked to a multiethnic, ongoing birth cohort. BMJ Open, 8(3), DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018419,
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West J.; Kelly B.; Collings P.J.; Santorelli G.; Mason D.; Wright J., (2018). Is small size at birth associated with early childhood morbidity in white British and Pakistani origin UK children aged 0-3? Findings from the born in Bradford cohort study. BMC Pediatrics, 18(1), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-018-0987-0,
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Bruce A, Kelly B, Chambers B, Barrett BT, Bloj M, Bradbury J and Sheldon T , (2018). Effect of adherence to spectacle wear on early developing literacy: A longitudinal study.. BMJ Open DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-02127,
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Paul J. Collings, Brian Kelly, Jane West, John Wright, (2018). Associations of TV Viewing Duration, Meals and Snacks Eaten When Watching TV, and a TV in the Bedroom with Child Adiposity. Obesity Society, 26(10), 1619-1628. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.22288,
Power M, Uphoff E, Kelly B, Pickett K, (2017). Food insecurity and mental health: an analysis of routine primary care data of pregnant women in the Born in Bradford cohort. Journal of Epidemiology and Community, 71(4), 324-328. DOI: 10.1136/jech-2016-207799,
Kelly B, Williams S, Collins S, Mushtaq F, Mon-Williams M, Wright B, Mason D, Wright J, (2017). The association between socioeconomic status and autism diagnosis in the United Kingdom for children aged 5–8 years of age: Findings from the Born in Bradford cohort.. Autism DOI: 10.1177/1362361317733182, PMID: 29113453 ,
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Barber SE, Kelly B, Collings PJ, Nagy L, Bywater T, Wright J, (2017). Prevalence, trajectories, and determinants of television viewing time in an ethnically diverse sample of young children from the UK. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 14(1), 88. DOI: 10.1186/s12966-017-0541-8, PMID: 28683801,
Kelly, Brian; Williams, Stefan; Collins, Sylvie; Mushtaq, Faisal; Mon-Williams, Mark; Wright, Barry; Mason, Dan; Wright, John, (2017). The association between socioeconomic status and autism diagnosis in the United Kingdom for children aged 5-8 years of age: Findings from the Born in Bradford cohort.. Autism DOI: 10.1177/1362361317733182, PMID: 29113453,
Kelly B, Mason D, Petherick E, Wright J, Mohammed MA, Bates C., (2016). Maternal health inequalities and GP provision: investigating variation in consultation rates for women in the Born in Bradford cohort.. Journal of public health DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdw064, PMID: 27412173,