Search for dissertations about: "health disparities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 64 swedish dissertations containing the words health disparities.

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Le Van Hoi; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    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

  2. 2. Inequalities in non-communicable diseases in urban Hanoi, Vietnam health care utilization, expenditure and responsiveness of commune health stations

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Vu Duy Kien; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; socioeconomic inequalities; non-communicable diseases; health care utilization; catastrophic health expenditure; impoverishment; health system; commune health stations; Hanoi; Vietnam; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among adults in Vietnam. Little is known about the magnitude of socioeconomic inequalities in NCDs and other NCD-related factors in urban areas, in particular among the poor living in slum areas. READ MORE

  3. 3. The health condition in the Sami population of Sweden, 1961-2002 Causes of death and incidences of cancer and cardiovascular diseases

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Sven Hassler; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; Sami; Health; Epidemiology; Reindeer herder; Cardiovascular diseases; Cancer; Causes of death; Acculturation; Sweden; Folkhälsomedicin; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : The Sami people are the Natives of northern Scandinavia. The knowledge of the health and living conditions of the Swedish Sami is extremely limited which is in contrast to the large amount of detailed information on health and socioeconomic issues that is available for other circumpolar Natives. READ MORE

  4. 4. The presence of the past a life course approach to the social determinants of health and health inequalities in northern Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Frida Jonsson; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; social determinants; life course; health inequalities; long-term health consequences; functional somatic symptoms; northern Sweden; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Background: Positioned at the intersection between the social and life course epidemiological sub-fields, this thesis builds on the idea that the health implications of life and living conditions can extend over years and decades before becoming expressed in the population patterns of ill-health. The overall purpose was to assess how multiple types of social determinants of health across the life course may contribute to ill-health and health inequalities in midlife. READ MORE

  5. 5. Country of birth and socioeconomic disparities in utilisation of health care and disability pensions - a multilevel approach

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Anders Beckman; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Disability pension; Utilisation of health care; Country of birth; Socioeconomic; Multilevel; Public health; medical training; General practice; epidemiologi; medicinsk utbildning; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; Allmän medicinsk utövning;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Det är känt att låg socioekonomisk position (t.ex., låg inkomst, kort utbildning) och civilstånd, (t.ex. READ MORE