Search for dissertations about: "social epidemiology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 569 swedish dissertations containing the words social epidemiology.

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

    Author : Masuma Novak; Christina Ahlgren; Anne Hammarström; Kate Hunt; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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;

    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

  2. 2. Exploring patterns of empirical networks

    Author : Luis E C Rocha; Petter Holme; Kimmo Kaski; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; complex systems; complex networks; network analysis; empirical networks; air transportation; consumer complaints; information technology; sexual contacts; epidemics; vaccination; Statistical physics; Statistisk fysik; Computational physics; Beräkningsfysik; Technology and social change; Teknik och social förändring; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi; Information technology; Informationsteknik; fysik; Physics; Statistics; statistik; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : We are constantly struggling to understand how nature works, trying to identify recurrent events and looking for analogies and relations between objects or individuals. Knowing patterns of behavior is powerful and fundamental for survival of any species. READ MORE

  3. 3. Society Inhaled. Social Epidemiology of COPD

    Author : Sten Axelsson Fisk; Socialepidemiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Social Epidemiology; Social Medicine; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD ; Intersectionality; Smoking : epidemiology; Social determinants of health;

    Abstract : Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a common disease that in its advanced stages is a life-limiting condition and a leading cause of death globally. This thesis aims at increasing the understanding of the socioeconomic disparities that exist both for COPD and its major risk factor, tobacco smoking. READ MORE

  4. 4. Assessment meetings between care managers and persons living with dementia : Citizenship as practice

    Author : Johannes H Österholm; Lars-Christer Hydén; Annika Taghizadeh Larsson; Linda Örulv; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ageism; decision-making; elderspeak; institutional discourse; malignant positioning; narrative; needs assessment; social work; storytelling; Behovsbedömning; berättande; berättelser; beslutsfattande; institutionella samtal; malign positionering; socialt arbete; ålderism; äldreriktat tal;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with encounters between persons living with dementia and care managers. Dementia often results in progressive care needs that must be met by different social care services. READ MORE

  5. 5. Food, farming and health in Ugandan secondary cities

    Author : Heather Mackay; Aina Tollefsen; Magnus Jirström; Emma Lundholm; Cecilia Tacoli; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Uganda; Africa; urban; nutrition transition; agriculture; health; food systems; dietary diversity; food insecurity; non-communicable disease; double burden malnutrition; secondary cities; feminist geography; intersectionality; mixed methods; Public Health; Global Health; Social Medicine and Epidemiology; Folkhälsovetenskap; global hälsa; socialmedicin och epidemiologi;

    Abstract : This research contributes to countering a large city research bias by focusing on the food, farming and health experiences of two secondary cities of Uganda: Mbale and Mbarara. It is not an apocalyptic story. Like anywhere in the world, for some residents things were going well; for others, less well. READ MORE