Search for dissertations about: "smoking behaviour"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 swedish dissertations containing the words smoking behaviour.

  1. 1. Passive Smoking in Children : The Importance of Parents’ Smoking and Use of Protective Measures

    Author : AnnaKarin Johansson; Johnny Ludvigsson; Arne Halling; Göran Hermansson; Stefan Janson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ETS; infant; child; cotinine; smoking behaviour; protective measures; parents; home; tobacco; child health care; ABIS; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Passive smoking has been recognised as a health hazard, and chidren are especially vulnerable. The general aim of this thesis was to describe and analyse the importance of parents’ smoking and smoking behaviour for children’s tobacco smoke exposure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Risky Health Behaviour among Adolescents

    Author : Petter Lundborg; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social economics; Social ekonomi; risky health behaviour; peer effects; substance use; illicit-drug use; smoking; alcohol; Econometric analysis; risk perception;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four essays on risky health behaviour among adolescents. In the first paper, Young people and alcohol: an econometric analysis, the purpose was to analyse the determinants of adolescent drinking behaviour within an economic-theoretical framework. READ MORE

  3. 3. Smoking cessation during pregnancy : a person-centred approach among disadvantaged women in South Africa

    Author : Zainonisa Petersen; Maria Emmelin; Krisela Steyn; Maria Nilsson; Mimi Nichter; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Stage of change theory; smoking; cessation interventions; peer counsellor; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Smoking remains a leading cause of premature, preventable death in South Africa killing 44 000 South Africans each year. Through the introduction of comprehensive tobacco control policies, the South African government has tried to reduce the death toll and a significant reduction in tobacco use has been recorded since its peak in the 1990’s. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social inequity in health : Explanation from a life course and gender perspective

    Author : Masuma Novak; Christina Ahlgren; Anne Hammarström; Kate Hunt; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social inequity; pathways; social causation; life course; gender; intersectionality; smoking; musculoskeletal disorders; obesity; social mobility; Sweden; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Gender studies; Genus; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; health services research; näringslära; Nutrition; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin; Social environment; Social class; Life style; Obesity etiology; Smoking epidemiology; Musculoskeletal diseases etiology; Intersektionalitet; Socioekonomi; Hälsa vikten rökning Sverige; Sjukdomar kropp levnadsförhållanden; Klasstillhörighet genus utbildning; Social inequity; Pathways; Social causation; Life course; Gender; Intersectionality; Social mobility4; Sweden; Socioeconomics; Health obesity smoking Sweden; Diseases body living conditions; Class affinity gender education;

    Abstract : Background: A boy child born in a Gothenburg suburb has a life expectancy that is nine years shorter than that of another child just 23 km away, and among girls the difference is five years. There is no necessary biological reason to this observed difference. READ MORE

  5. 5. Childhood bereavement, stress resilience, and cancer risk : an integrated register-based approach

    Author : Beatrice Kennedy; Katja Fall; Fang Fang; Unnur Valdimarsdottír; Scott Montgomery; Meena Kumari; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; alcohol; bereavement; cancer; drug use; epidemiology; health behaviour; psychological resilience; smoking; stress;

    Abstract : Accumulating evidence suggests that psychosocial stress and susceptibility to stressful exposures – stress resilience – influence the risk of various health outcomes, but the potential link with cancer occurrence is unclear. The aims of this thesis were to test if loss of a close relative, a marker of severe psychological stress, and stress resilience measured during late adolescence are associated with cancer risk later in life, as well as to explore potential underlying mechanisms. READ MORE