Search for dissertations about: "health care seeking"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 253 swedish dissertations containing the words health care seeking.

  1. 1. Health and Health Care Utilization among the Unemployed

    Author : Annika Åhs; Ragnar Westerling; Urban Janlert; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Social medicine; Unemployment; self-rated health; mental health; mortality; health care utilization; health promotion; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : The number of persons who are not employed has increased in Sweden since the early 1990s. Unemployment has been found to influence health, especially when unemployment rates are low. The extent to which unemployment affects health when unemployment is high is less clear, and this needs to be further studied. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health literacy among newly arrived refugees in Sweden and implications for health and healthcare

    Author : Josefin Wångdahl; Westerling Ragnar; Lena Mårtensson; Lytsy Per; Allan Krasnik; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health literacy; S-FHL; HLS-EU-Q16; Asylum seeker; Migrant; Immigrant; Experiences; Health check-up; Communication; Information; Self-perceived health; Mental health; Health-seeking behaviour; Refrained from healthcare; Screening; Disease prevention; Health promotion; Quality of care; Equity in health; Social Medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to examine the distribution of health literacy (HL) levels in newly arrived Arabic-, Dari-, or Somali-speaking refugees in Sweden. Further aims were to investigate sociodemographic characteristics associated with inadequate HL in this group, and to investigate whether HL levels are associated with experiences of the health examination for asylum seekers (HEA), health seeking behaviour and health. READ MORE

  3. 3. The rough journey to access health care : the case of leishmaniasis in the Bolivian rainforest

    Author : Daniel V. Eid Rodríguez; Miguel San Sebastián; Isabel Goicolea; Anna-Karin Hurtig; John Porter; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cutaneous leishmaniasis; Health-care access; risk factors; population surveillance; capture-recapture; health care seeking behavior; intralesional pentavalent antimonials; economic analysis; cost analysis; budget impact analysis; Bolivia; rainforest; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Background: Leishmaniasis is a parasitic infectious disease transmitted by vectors that cause three main clinical syndromes: cutaneous (CL), mucosal (ML), and visceral (VL). Since VL is not relevant to this thesis, only CL and ML will be further discussed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Migration, health and diabetes mellitus - Studies comparing foreign-and Swedish-born diabetic subjects living in Sweden

    Author : Katarina Hjelm; Samhällsmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sekretion; Endokrinologi; secreting systems; diabetology; Endocrinology; samhällsmedicin; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; diabetes mellitus; prevalence; Migrants; glycaemic control; diabetes mellitus complications; social class; health services needs and demand; diabetologi; perceived health; lifestyle; health care professionals; health illness beliefs; care-seeking behaviour; self-care;

    Abstract : To study the influence of migration on health in migrant diabetic subjects, foreign-and Swedish-born persons were compared as regards objective and subjectively perceived health in relation to social position, and beliefs about health and illness and their influence on self-care and care-seeking behaviour. Persons (foreign- and Swedish-born) with known diabetes mellitus (DM), aged 16-74 years, were chosen from two different counties in Southern Sweden (n=143/1384; 113/1564), and from a random sample of the Swedish population, the annual Swedish Survey of Living Conditions (n=31/446). READ MORE

  5. 5. Improving neonatal survival in East Africa Analysis of maternal service utilization, effectiveness of care and risk factors for neonatal mortality in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania

    Author : Malachi Ochieng Arunda; Socialmedicin och global hälsa; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neonatal survival; Neonatal Mortality; Antenatal care; Childbirth; Postnatal care; Low birthweight; Cesarean delivery; Continuum of care seeking; care-seeking behaviour; Effectiveness of care; Sociodemographic factors; socioeconomic factors; Attributable neonatal mortality-risk fraction;

    Abstract : Despite profound progress made in reducing neonatal mortality, it remains one of the major global health challenges. In 2019, the World Health Organization estimated that 2.4 million neonatal deaths occurred, accounting for over 45 percent of under-5 deaths worldwide. READ MORE