Search for dissertations about: "socio-economic status"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 168 swedish dissertations containing the words socio-economic status.

  1. 1. Asine and the Argolid in the Late Helladic III Period : A Socio-Economic Study

    Author : Birgitta Sjöberg L.; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; BARTER; CENTRALISATION; CHAMBER TOMBS; EXCAHNGE; HIERARCY; HOUSES; INTRA-REGIONAL; LINEAR B; MARKET; PALACE; PRODUCTION; RECIPROCITY; SETTLEMENT SYSTEM; STATUS; STORAGE; THOLOS; WEALTH; WORKSHOP; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : The Late Helladic era of Greek prehistory has long held a fascination with archaeologists and scholars of Mediterranean ancient history. In the Argolid, which forms the north-eastern part of the Peloponnese, much attention has focused on palatial sites such as Mycenae and Tiryns. READ MORE

  2. 2. The first injustice : Socio-economic inequalities in birth outcome

    Author : Marit Gisselmann; Denny Vågerö; Magnus Nermo; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sweden; socio-economic inequalities; birth outcome; infant mortality; low birthweight paradox; working conditions; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Adverse birth outcomes like preterm birth and infant mortality are unevenly distributed across socio-economic groups. Risks are usually lowest in groups with high socio-economic status and increase with decreasing status. READ MORE

  3. 3. Childhood obesity prevention in the context of socio-economic status and migration

    Author : Maria B Magnusson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : BMI z-score; childhood obesity; counselling; dietary pattern; health belief; migration; physical activity; school nurses; socio-economic status; prevention;

    Abstract : Abstract Childhood obesity prevention in the context of socio-economic status and migration Maria Magnusson, Department of Public Health and Community, Institute of Medicine at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg. Background and aim The childhood obesity epidemic seems to be levelling out but groups with low socio-economic status (SES) remain disadvantaged in this context. READ MORE

  4. 4. Socio-economic consequences of longstanding illness

    Author : Christina Lindholm; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

  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