Search for dissertations about: "infant mortality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 96 swedish dissertations containing the words infant mortality.

  1. 1. Det hotade barnet : Tre generationers spädbarns- och barnadödlighet i 1800-talets Linköping

    Author : Magdalena Bengtsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; infant mortality; child mortality; family history; 19th century; urban mortality; historical demography; Sweden; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study deals with the decline in infant and child mortality in Sweden during the 19th century. Around 1800 about a quarter of all children died before the age of one and 100 years later the proportion had been reduced to one tenth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Saving the child : regional, cultural and social aspects of the infant mortality decline in Iceland, 1770-1920

    Author : ӓlöf Garðarsdóttir; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; infant mortality; neonatal mortality; breastfeeding; infant feeding; midwives; physicians; hygiene; neonatal tetanus; measles; fertility; literacy; history of medicine; Iceland;

    Abstract : The dissertation deals with the infant mortality decline in Iceland during the 19th and early 20th Century. It shows that despite its low degree of urbanization, pre-transitional Iceland displayed higher infant mortality rates than most other European countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mot bättre hälsa : Dödlighet och hälsoarbete i Linköping 1860-1894

    Author : Hans Nilsson; Jan Sundin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; historical demography; infant mortality; Linköping; morbidity; mortality; public health; social history; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The decline in mortality was the most important cause of the great increase in population in Sweden in the 19th century. Especially important was the part played by the decline in infant mortality and mortality among small children. READ MORE

  4. 4. Public Health Programmes, Healthcare and Child Health

    Author : Daniel Knutsson; Per Pettersson-Lidbom; Mårten Palme; Sonia Bhalotra; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public Health; Mortality; Infant Mortality; Piped Water; Well-visits; Crowding; Delivery Care; Sulfa; Information; Clean Water; Neonatal Mortality; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained chapters.Modern Medicine, Public Policy and Infant Health: Evidence from a Preventive Health Programme in Sweden. This paper explores a universal preventive health programme targeting infants that coincided in time with the introduction and availability of an early antibiotic, sulfa. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mind the gap, Inequalities in infant and child mortality: the case of Colombia, 1967-2010

    Author : Andrés Palacio; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; infant mortality; child mortality; socioeconomic status; race; place; relative inequality;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to examine how differences in socioeconomic status, race and place of residence interact with infant and child mortality in Colombia over the period 1967-2010. One of the reasons why the study focuses on infant and child mortality is that the living conditions of children are outside their control, and therefore a good measure of inequality of opportunity. READ MORE