Sökning: "the social gradient"
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Sammanfattning : Background: A boy child born in a Gothenburg suburb has a life expectancy that is nine years shorter than that of another child just 23 km away, and among girls the difference is five years. There is no necessary biological reason to this observed difference. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : There is a positive association between education and longevity. Individuals with a university degree tend to live longer than high school graduates who, in turn, live longer than those with compulsory education. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Cities, as home to the majority of the world’s people, are significant sites for addressing challenges of achieving sustainability and securing human wellbeing. Urban environments are complex social-ecological systems, and meeting these challenges requires better understandings of the interactions of social and ecological elements. LÄS MER
4. From the cradle to the grave - in sickness and in health? : The welfare state and health outcomes
Sammanfattning : Sickness, whether manifested through actual sickness or through fear of sickness, is a part of human life. Sickness cash benefits was one of the earliest social security programs implemented in modern welfare states. Previous research on how sickness benefits are associated with health outcomes has emphasized the significance of income. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Cancer has been the second most frequent cause of death in Sweden and in other developed countries for most of the 20th century, and today accounts for about 25 per cent of all mortality. While the trend in overall cancer mortality has been increasing among men, the picture is less clear regarding women. LÄS MER