Search for dissertations about: "Scania Public Health Cohort"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Scania Public Health Cohort.

  1. 1. Social determinants of leisure time physical activity, body mass index, and acute myocardial infarction

    University dissertation from Mohammad Ali, Sadiq

    Author : Sadiq Mohammad Ali; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Public health; acute myocardial infarction; obesity; overweight; underweight; leisure time physical activity; health locus of control; social capital; Socioeconomic status; psychosocial work conditions;

    Abstract : There are substantial socioeconomic differences in cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in most western countries. Socioeconomic differences in cardiovascular risk factors (obesity/overweight, tobacco smoking, leisure time physical activity, dietary habits) are correspondingly large. READ MORE

  2. 2. SMOKING AND SMOKING CESSATION IN A HEALTH EQUITY PERSPECTIVE IN SWEDEN – AN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDY IN THE ADULT POPULATION

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Kontie Moussa; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Environmental tobacco smoke; Immigrant women; Smoking trends; Smoking and pregnancy; Inequalities in health; Attributable fraction; Educational inequality; Workplace exposure; Passive smoking; Smoking epidemic; Socioeconomic status; Sweden.;

    Abstract : The widening inequalities in smoking are one of the growing public health challenges in western countries, where smoking and smoking cessation patterns are unequally distributed among the populations. Inequalities in smoking and smoking cessation are closely associated with factors such as socioeconomic status, psychosocial and cultural factors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Socioeconomic patterns of overweight and obesity in Scania, Sweden

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Faisal Al-Emrani; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Overweight; obesity; socioeconomic inequality; social gradient; SES; BMI; social capital; birth cohort; ageing; retirement; Scania Public Health Cohort; Sweden;

    Abstract : Overweight and obesity are major social and public health concerns globally. The obesity epidemic is caused by a widespread chronic energy imbalance between high-energy intake and low-energy expenditure, but this mechanism appears to be modified by a number of other biological, behavioral, and social factors that interact in a complicated manner. READ MORE

  4. 4. Older people's occupations. A life with and without work

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Pia Hovbrandt; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ageing; Occupational engagement; Occupational balance; Occupational justice; Social participation; Psychosocial working conditions;

    Abstract : AbstractIntroduction: The demographic changes with population ageing and a rapidly growing share of very old peoplewill put an increasing pressure on the health and social care system. In order to both restrict early retirement and force people to extend their working life reforms are changing pension systems in many European countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. All that's mine I carry with me. Early life disease and adult health in Sweden during 250 years

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Martin Lindström; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Key words: early life; life course; infant mortality rate; nutrition; disease; airborne infectious diseases; socioeconomic differences; historical demography; 18th-21st centuries; Sweden.;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study early life risk exposures in relation to adult health and mortality in Sweden during 250 years. A number of causal mechanisms by which exposure to diseases and stressful economic and social conditions early in life may lead to increased morbidity and mortality later in life are discussed (paper I). READ MORE