Search for dissertations about: "socioeconomic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 566 swedish dissertations containing the word socioeconomic.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Socioeconomic and sex differences in adolescents’ dietary intake, anthropometry and physical activity in Cameroon, Africa

    Author : Léonie Dapi Nzefa; Urban Janlert; Christel Larsson; Agneta Hörnell; Thorkild Tylleskär; Léonie Dapi N.; Umeå University; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescents; socioeconomic; energy intake; nutrient intake; physical activity; under-overweight; Cameroon; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Nutrition; näringslära;

    Abstract : Background: People in Cameroon are experiencing a dietary transition characterized by changing from traditional food habits to increased intake of highly processed sweet and fatty food. The rapid change in food pattern combined with an increased sedentary lifestyle has resulted in a rather high prevalence of obesity, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes. 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. Living with type 2 diabetes in a Thai population : excperiences and socioeconomic characteristics

    Author : Wimonrut Boonsatean; Malmö högskola; []
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    Abstract : Type 2 diabetes is a matter of global concern, and has been shown to have an impact on an individual’s way of living, family, and social life. In addition, there is limited knowledge concerning the life experiences of Thai people with diabetes. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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