Search for dissertations about: "Carin Lennartsson"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Carin Lennartsson.

  1. 1. Still in touch : family contact, activities and health among the elderly in Sweden

    Author : Carin Lennartsson; Karin Tengvald; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Study I. Child-Parent Contacts. A study of family contacts between adult children and parents in Sweden The aim of this study is to examine how often adult children and parents are in contact. In focus is the relative impact of individual, family, and social-structural characteristics, and geographical distance on intergenerational contacts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Blood on the tracks : Life-course perspectives on health inequalities in later life

    Author : Stefan Fors; Olle Lundberg; Carin Lennartsson; Kirsten Avlund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sweden; life-course; health; socioeconomic; childhood; Social work; Socialt arbete; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis was to explore social inequalities in: a) mortality during mid-life, b) health in later life, and c) old-age mortality, from a life-course perspective. The studies are based on longitudinal Swedish survey and registry data. READ MORE

  3. 3. Living conditions in old age: Coexisting disadvantages across life domains

    Author : Josephine Heap; Carin Lennartsson; Mats Thorslund; Peter Dellgran; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Old age; Living conditions; Welfare; Deprivation; Coexisting disadvantages; Inequality; Longitudinal analysis; Trends; Sweden; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to analyse coexisting disadvantages in the older Swedish population. Coexisting disadvantages are those that occur simultaneously in various life domains. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gotta survey somebody : Methodological challenges in population studies of older people

    Author : Susanne Kelfve; Carin Lennartsson; Mats Thorslund; Mark D Hayward; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Population studies; Older people; Representativeness; Survey design; Non-response; Sample selection; Selective attrition; Social inequality; Health outcomes; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Conducting representative surveys of older people is challenging. This thesis aims to analyze a) the characteristics of individuals at risk of being underrepresented in surveys of older people, b) the systematic errors likely to occur as a result of these selections, and c) whether these systematic errors can be minimized by weighting adjustments. READ MORE