Sökning: "health consequences"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 1419 avhandlingar innehållade orden health consequences.

  1. 1. Making visible the invisible : Health risks from environmental exposures among socially deprived populations of Nairobi, Kenya

    Författare :Thaddaeus Wandera Egondi; Joacim Rocklöv; Nawi Ng; Remare Ettarh; Patrick Kinney; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; air pollution; urban health; temperature-related mortality; particulate matter; exposure assessment; child health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Most countries of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are experiencing a high rate of ur­banization accompanied with unplanned development resulting into sprawl of slums. The weath­er patterns and air pollution sources in most urban areas are changing with significant effects on health. LÄS MER

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

    Författare :Laura Wells; Viveca Östberg; Magnus Nermo; Olof Östergren; Curt Hagquist; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :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;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Self-rated Health with special reference to Prevalence, Determinants and Consequences

    Författare :Christina Halford; Kurt Svärdsudd; Bengt Arnetz; Lisa Ekselius; Kristina Sundquist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Self-rated health; determinants; consequences; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Social Medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Sammanfattning : Objectives: The overall aim was to investigate determinants and consequences of global non-comparative self-ratings of health (SRH). Concerning determinants, the aim was more specifically to investigate the association between age, year of investigation, stress-theory based psychobiological variables, and SRH. LÄS MER

  4. 4. From young to adult : health consequences of unemployment from a gender perspective

    Författare :Ieva Reine; Anne Hammarström; Mehmed Novo; Kristina Alexanderson; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; unemployment; reemployment; unstable labour market position; active labour market measures; psychological health; smoking; alcohol consumption; self-rated health; gender; age; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Social Medicine; socialmedicin;

    Sammanfattning : Background The point of departure in this thesis is that unemployment is a recognised determinant of health, which may vary between different ages and among men and women. Despite governmental policies to tackle unemployment and ease its effects on health, unemployment continues to bea growing public health problem. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Catastrophic health expenditure in Vietnam : studies of problems and solutions

    Författare :Curt Löfgren; Klas-Göran Sahlén; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Thanh Nguyen; Lars Lindholm; Karen Hofman; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Catastrophic health expenditure; impoverishment; elderly; health insurance; Vietnam; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Sammanfattning : Background: In Vietnam, problems of high out-of-pocket payments for health, leading to catastrophic health expenditure and resulting impoverishment for vulnerable groups, has been at focus in the past decades. Since the beginning of the 1990’s, the Vietnamese government has launched a series of social health insurance reforms to increase prepayment in the health sector and thereby better protect the population from the financial consequences of health problems. LÄS MER