Search for dissertations about: "socioeconomic position"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 74 swedish dissertations containing the words socioeconomic position.

  1. 1. Socioeconomic aspects of lifestyle and women's health: a primary care and population perspective

    Author : Maria Waller; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Socioeconomic position; childhood obesity; lifestyle; primary health care; motivation for change; women; physical activity; well-being; mental stress;

    Abstract : Aims: To estimate growth characteristics and socioeconomic factors in relation to over-weight/obesity among 4-year-old children. To explore whether a primary care lifestyle programme reached and engaged socioeconomically vulnerable groups to the same extent as higher socioeconomic groups. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stroke with a focus in the elderly : from a gender and socioeconomic perspective

    Author : Ulrika Löfmark; Anne Hammarström; Cecilia Björkelund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : stroke; elderly; incidence; case fatality; gender perspective; socioeconomic status; grounded theory; power relations; negotiations; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and disability in Sweden and in the Western world. Despite this, stroke with focus on elderly is a field where few studies have been conducted from a gender and socioeconomic perspective. READ MORE

  3. 3. Country of birth and socioeconomic disparities in utilisation of health care and disability pensions - a multilevel approach

    Author : Anders Beckman; Allmänmedicin och samhällsmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Disability pension; Utilisation of health care; Country of birth; Socioeconomic; Multilevel; Public health; medical training; General practice; epidemiologi; medicinsk utbildning; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; Allmän medicinsk utövning;

    Abstract : Besides individual characteristics, people born in the same country may present a related pattern of health status and health care utilisation, perhaps because they share a number of socioeconomic and cultural characteristics in addition to their common geographic origin and language. Rather than using simple ethnical or geographical categories, we apply multilevel regression analysis with individuals nested within countries of birth. READ MORE

  4. 4. Socioeconomic patterns of overweight and obesity in Scania, Sweden

    Author : Faisal Al-Emrani; Socialmedicin och global hälsa; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Overweight; obesity; socioeconomic inequality; social gradient; SES; BMI; social capital; birth cohort; ageing; retirement; Scania Public Health Cohort; Sweden;

    Abstract : Overweight and obesity are major social and public health concerns globally. The obesity epidemic is caused by a widespread chronic energy imbalance between high-energy intake and low-energy expenditure, but this mechanism appears to be modified by a number of other biological, behavioral, and social factors that interact in a complicated manner. READ MORE

  5. 5. Socially structured health behaviors : Studies of social inequality in adolescent and young adult physical activity, alcohol consumption, and smoking in Sweden

    Author : Laura Wells; Viveca Östberg; Magnus Nermo; Olof Östergren; Curt Hagquist; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; health behaviors; physical activity; alcohol consumption; smoking; health lifestyle; social inequalities; socioeconomic position; education; school performance; adolescents; young adults; life course perspective; Public Health Sciences; folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Health behaviors contribute to the Swedish national disease burden and to social inequalities in health. This thesis aims to increase our knowledge of whether, when, and how health behaviors become socially structured during early life in Sweden. READ MORE