Search for dissertations about: "traditional lifestyle"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 swedish dissertations containing the words traditional lifestyle.

  1. 1. Sami lifestyle and health epidemiological studies from northern Sweden

    University dissertation from the Dean of the Medical Faculty, Umeå university

    Author : Lena Maria Nilsson; Bethany Van Guelpen; Anna Winkvist; Per Lenner; Per Sjölander; Peter Bjerregaard; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sami people; traditional food; traditional lifestyle; the VIP cohort; mortality; cancer; cardiovascular disease; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : The aim of this PhD thesis was to expand the current knowledge of “traditional Sami” diet and lifestyle, and to test aspects of the Sami diet and lifestyle, specifically dietary pattern, macronutrient distribution and coffee consumption, in population-based epidemiological studies of mortality and incident cardiovascular disease and cancer in a general population.In Paper I, semi-structured interviews were conducted with 20 elderly Sami concerning their parent’s lifestyle and diet 50-70 years ago. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality among Swedish farmers and non-farmers : A population-based study

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Eva-Lena Stiernström; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; Farmer; morbidity; mortality; cardiovascular; lifestyle; sense of coherence. psychosocial; epidemiology; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : All over the world morbidity and mortality rates are unevenly distributed in the populations. From official statistics it has been shown that farmers are more healthy and live longer than the rest of the occupationally active population. It has been shown that this is not due to a healthy workereffect, at least not in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hatbrott? : homosexuella kvinnors och mäns berättelser om utsatthet för brott

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Criminology, Stockholm University

    Author : Eva Tiby; Malin Åkerström; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Bias crime; fear of crime; gay; gender; hate crime; heterosexism; homophobia; homosexuality; lesbian; lifestyle; victimology; victim studies; kriminologi; Criminology;

    Abstract : During the nineties, the hate crimes concept has been used to describe victimization on the basis of group characteristics. The Swedish penal Code 29:2:7 states that crimes committed against a person due to that person's race, color, nationality, ethnicity, religious beliefs or other similar circumstances, such as a person's sexual orientation, can elicit a more severe punishment than crimes without such motives. READ MORE

  4. 4. Neighborhood Design and Travel a Study of Residential Quality, Child Leisure Activity and Trips to School

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Pia Westford; Dick Urban Vestbro; Anders Hagson; [2010]
    Keywords : urban design; neighborhood; car use; child leisure activity; school trips; lifestyle; perceived environment;

    Abstract : Sustainable urban mobility calls for well-informed design of neighborhoods. Although many studies have been conducted in the field, there is little evidence about the relationships between design elements, urban quality and behavior. Little is also known about residents’ valuation of design and urban quality in this context. READ MORE

  5. 5. Strengthening lifestyle interventions in primary health care the challenge of change and implementation of guidelines in clinical practice

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Therese Kardakis; Helene Johansson; Lars Weinehall; Lars Jerden; Monica Nyström; Charli Eriksson; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health orientation; health promotion; prevention; primary health care; readiness for change; lifestyles; clinical practice guidelines; implementation; guideline development; tobacco use; alcohol use; unhealthy eating habits; physical activity; organizational support; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Lifestyle habits like tobacco use, hazardous use of alcohol, unhealthy eating habits and insufficient physical activity are risk factors for developing non-communicable diseases, which are the leading, global causes of death. Furthermore, ill health and chronic diseases are costly and put an increased burden on societies and health systems. READ MORE