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  1. 1. Family, Neighborhoods, and Health Conditions for the Development of Human Capabilities

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Författare :Evelina Björkegren; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health; Inequality; Mortality; Intergenerational Mobility; Birth-order; Neighborhoods; Birth; Childhood; Youth; Capabilities; Education; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay 1: We use data from a large sample of adoptees born in Sweden to decompose the intergenerational persistence in health inequality across generations into one pre-birth component, measured by the biological parents’ longevity, and one post-birth component, measured by the adopting parents’ longevity. We find that most of the health inequality is transmitted via pre-birth factors. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Long-term Impact of Birth Order on Health and Educational Attainment

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Författare :Kieron Barclay; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Birth Order; Health; Mortality; Educational Attainment; Sibling Comparison; Fixed Effects; Sweden; Register Data; Sociology; sociologi;

    Sammanfattning : This doctoral thesis examines the long-term impact of birth order on health, and educational attainment. Swedish register data is used to link individuals to their siblings, thereby allowing members of the sibling group to be compared to one another. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Sibling Configuration and Adulthood Outcomes The Case of Two-Child Families

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Författare :Roujman Shahbazian; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; educational choice; income; siblings; birth order; birth spacing; sex-composition; STEM; Sweden; Sociology; sociologi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis includes three empirical studies, analyzing how sibling configuration (i.e. birth order, birth spacing and sex-composition) influences siblings’ long-run income and educational choice. This is done by utilizing the unique linkage opportunities of administrative registers covering the entire population of Sweden. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Obstructed labour and Birth preparedness: Community studies from Uganda

    Detta är en avhandling från Lund University Faculty of Medicine

    Författare :Jerome Kabakyenga; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; obstructed labour; individual factors; health system factors; protecting own integrity; adverse outcomes; knowledge of danger signs; birth preparedness; assistance by skilled birth attendants; Uganda;

    Sammanfattning : Popular Abstract in English Labour is said to be obstructed when the baby’s presenting part fails to descend through the birth canal despite strong uterine contractions. Obstructed labour is one of the major causes of maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity in low-income countries. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Effects of family configuration on cognitive functions and health across the adult life span

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Samhällsvetenskaplig fakultet

    Författare :Sara Holmgren; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sibship size; birth order; intelligence; executive functioning; episodic memory; health; diseases; adulthood; old; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis examines whether childhood family configuration influences performance on cognitive functions and health in adulthood and old age. All studies examined participants in the Betula Prospective Cohort Study aged 35 to 85 years (Nilsson et al., 1997). LÄS MER