Search for dissertations about: "Socioeconomic model"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 125 swedish dissertations containing the words Socioeconomic model.

  1. 1. Socioeconomic evaluation of postal and telecommunication services for disabled persons : applications to text telephone and videophone relay services

    Author : Ulla-Christel Götherström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Socioeconomic model; costs; post- and telecommunication services; disability; sign language; quality of life; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Introduction: The Swedish National Post and Telecom Agency provides services in the postal and telecommunication field aimed at several groups of disabled persons in Sweden. The services included in this study were the text telephone relay service and the videophone relay service. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health for community dwelling older people : trends, inequalities, needs and care in rural Vietnam

    Author : Le Van Hoi; Lars Lindholm; Truong Viet Dung; Pham Thang; Nguyen Thi Kim Chuc; Zarina Kabir; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; older people; elderly health; health status; life expectancy; health-related quality of life; EQ-5D; mobility; self-care; usual activities; pain; discomfort; anxiety; depression; activity of daily living; basic ADL; instrumental ADL; intellectual ADL; non-communicable diseases; need of care; health service; model of care; mobile team; day care centre; nursing centre; inequalities; cost of care; socioeconomic; education; marital status; living arrangement; household head; working status; living area; wealth quintile; poverty line; community; cohort study; household survey; focus group discussion; qualitative research; rural; Vietnam; developing country; Asia; người cao tuổi; y tế; thực trạng sức khỏe; hy vọng sống; chất lượng cuộc sống; EQ-5D; đi lại; tự chăm sóc; hoạt động thường xuyên; đau; khó chịu; lo lắng; trầm cảm; hoạt động hàng ngày; bệnh không lây nhiễm; nhu cầu chăm sóc; dịch vụ y tế; mô hình chăm sóc; đội lưu động; trung tâm chăm sóc ban ngày; trung tâm dưỡng lão; bất bình đẳng; chi phí chăm sóc; kinh tế xã hội; giáo dục; hôn nhân; sắp xếp cuộc sống; chủ hộ; tình trạng làm việc; khu vực sống; ngũ phân thịnh vượng; chuẩn nghèo; cộng đồng; nghiên cứu theo dõi dọc; điều tra hộ gia đình; thảo luận nhóm tập trung; nghiên cứu định tính; nông thôn; Việt Nam; nước đang phát triển; châu Á; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background InVietnam, the proportion of people aged 60 and above has increased rapidly in recent decades. The majority live in rural areas where socioeconomic status is more disadvantaged than in urban areas.Vietnam’s economic status is improving but disparities in income and living conditions are widening between groups and regions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Social Capital, Health and Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health A Health Economic Study

    Author : Kamrul Islam; Socialepidemiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; economic systems; economic theory; Economics; econometrics; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; epidemiologi; Folkhälsa; epidemiology; Public health; Sweden; Panel data fixed-effect model; Decomposition analysis; Concentration index; Socioeconomic health inequality; Population aging; Survival analysis; Extended Cox model; Multilevel analysis; Unbalanced panel data; Externalities; Crime rates; Election participation rates; Community social capital; Municipality-level social capital; Systematic review; Egalitarianism; Determinants of health; Mortality; Health-related quality of life; Health; Keywords; Social capital; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : The thesis comprises four independent research papers and a summary that focus on two related dimensions. The first dimension focuses on the understanding of the production of health. Particularly, the question is asked whether community's stock of social capital influence individual's health. READ MORE

  4. 4. Demand, Competition and Redistribution in Swedish Dental Care

    Author : Gabriella Chirico Willstedt; Per Johansson; Erik Grönqvist; Tor Iversen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health; dental care; Grossman model; socioeconomic status; health disparities; social health gradient; competition in health care; public health insurance; dental care insurance; social insurance; redistribution.; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1: Individuals with higher socioeconomic status (SES) also tend to enjoy better health. Evidence from the economics literature suggests that a potential mechanism behind this “social health gradient” is that human capabilities, that form SES, also facilitate health-promoting behaviors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring socioeconomic inequality in educational opportunity and outcomes in Sweden and beyond

    Author : Victoria Rolfe; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; inequality; socioeconomic status; opportunity to learn; student achievement; teacher characteristics; TIMSS; PISA;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis aims to explore Sweden’s achievement gap in international assessment and how this may have developed in the context of a network of educational inequalities. Theoretically grounded in the Model of Potential Educational Experiences (Schmidt, Raizen, Britton, Bianchi, & Wolfe, 1997), the thesis investigates how the relationship between the intended and attained curriculum is moderated by actions at the classroom level. READ MORE