Search for dissertations about: "socio-demographic groups"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the words socio-demographic groups.

  1. 1. Smoking cessation in Sweden - gender, pathways, and identity

    Author : Tove Sohlberg; Jan Blomqvist; Pekka Hakkarainen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Smoking; smoking cessation; Sweden; gender; pathways; identity; socio-demographic background; socio-economic factors; trajectories; factor analyses; interviews; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Research on smoking has to a great deal been conducted within a public health or a medical context, or focused on policy making. Fewer studies have taken their point of departure in a social sciences context, and still fewer have analysed why individuals start and cease to smoke, and how and why smoking patterns on an aggregate level change over time and vary between different population groups. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dietary diversity and its relation with health among the older population in Thailand

    Author : Chalobol Chalermsri; Syed Moshfiqur Rahman; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Shirin Ziaei; Weerasak Muangpaisan; Lisette C.P.G.M. de Groot; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dietary diversity; Food choice; Socio-demographic characteristics; Cardiovascular disease; Mortality; older people; Thailand; Nutrition; Nutrition;

    Abstract : The role of dietary diversity (DD) in the health status among older people has been recognised. However, the evidence from lower-and-middle-income countries is scarce. READ MORE

  3. 3. Closing the gap : applying health and socio-demographic surveillance to complex health transitions in South and sub-Saharan Africa

    Author : Stephen M Tollman; Stig Wall; Demissie Habte; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; demographic surveillance system; health transition; mortality transition; fertility transition; health policy; primary health care; South Africa; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: The challenge of research in resource-poor settings remains a profound concern and is closely linked to African social development. Work of this thesis spans the end of apartheid and first decade of the democratic era in South Africa, along with emergence of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Suicide mortality in the South African context : exploring the role of social status and environmental circumstances

    Author : Stephanie Burrows; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Suicide; transition; socio-demographic groups; context;

    Abstract : Suicide is a serious public health problem worldwide, but is differentially distributed across social groups and regions. The goal of this thesis, focusing on the post-apartheid transitional setting of South Africa, is to advance knowledge of the relationship between individual social status (race and sex), contextual factors and suicide mortality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Socio-economic differences in the healthcare utilisation of older persons in Sweden

    Author : Megan Doheny; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : The global population is ageing and this demographic change has important implications for the provision of healthcare and social care. Older people often have multiple and complex health problems and a range of different care needs. READ MORE