Search for dissertations about: "socio-economic factors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 246 swedish dissertations containing the words socio-economic factors.

  1. 1. Socio-economic consequences of longstanding illness

    Author : Christina Lindholm; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Limiting longstanding illness; socio-economic consequences; socio-econornic group; job demands; economic inactivity; unemployment; economic difficulties.;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses an old research area of social medicine, the social and economic consequences of chronic illness and factors modifying this effect. Historically, illness was the main predictor of poverty. READ MORE

  2. 2. Coronary heart disease incidence and short-term case fatality in relation to socio-economic circumstances - epidemiological and clinical aspects

    Author : Sofia Gerward; Kardiovaskulär forskning - epidemiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gender; cohort study; epidemiology; socio-economic factors; risk factors; mortality; myocardial infarction; ischemic heart disease; coronary heart disease;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to study incidence and case-fatality rate (CFR) of myocardial infarction (MI) and ischemic heart disease (IHD), by exploring relations to socioeconomic position (SEP), other cardiovascular risk factors, medical seeking pattern and time trends. Data from the Malmö Myocardial Infarction Register (1986-1995; n=5533), the Malmö 1990 cohort (1990-2003; n=69 223), the Malmö Preventive Project (19742004; n=33 224) and out-of-hospital IHD deaths in southern Sweden (1992-2003; n=14 347) were used. READ MORE

  3. 3. Elitism and Equality in Chinese Higher Education : Studies of Student Socio-economic Background, Investment in Education, and Career Aspirations

    Author : Lihong Huang; Albert C. Tuijnman; Idesbald Nicaise; W. John Morgan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : Southwest China; higher education students; socio-economic background; study costs; study finance; career aspirations; social pattern; inequality; social stratification; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to present an empirical pattern of social equity in Chinese higher education by investigating university students. Student socio-economic background influences access to, and socio-economic conditions in, higher education, and this, in turn, influences student career aspirations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social Determinants of Suicidal Ideation among Adolescents in Rural Bangladesh

    Author : Afroza Begum; Gloria Macassa; Joaquim Soares; AKM Fazlur Rahman; Eija Viitasara; Hamid Reza Khankeh; Kastytis Šmigelskas; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Prevalence; Factors; Socio-economic; Parents; Suicidal ideation; Rural; Adolescents;

    Abstract : Background and Objective: Suicide is a leading cause of death and a critical public health problem among adolescents worldwide. However, adolescent suicidal behaviour is a neglected public health issue, especially in low- and middle-income countries, such as Bangladesh. READ MORE

  5. 5. Elderly Immigrants, Socio-economic Status and Health. An epidemiological study of cardiovascular risk factors, impaired mobility and self-reported health status

    Author : Sonja Pudaric; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stress; cardiovascular risk factors; IADL; impaired mobility impaired working capacity; self-reported health; socio-economic status; country of birth ethnicity; elderly people; discrimination; Socialmedicin; Social medicine; samhällsmedicin;

    Abstract : Aims: To analyse the relationship between country of birth/ethnicity, socio-economic status (SES) and impaired mobility, impaired working capacity, cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, health behaviours among those with CVD risk factors, self-reported health status, impaired instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) and all-cause mortality. Methods: Two main data sources were used: the Swedish Survey of Living Conditions (in Swedish ULF) 1986–1993, people aged 55–74 years, and the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) 1988–1994 in the USA, people aged 65–84. READ MORE