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Socioeconomic aspects of lifestyle and women's health: a primary care and population perspective

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Title: Socioeconomic aspects of lifestyle and women's health: a primary care and population perspective
Authors: Waller, Maria
Issue Date: 5-Mar-2020
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I. Thorn J, Waller M, Johansson M, Mårild S. Overweight among Four-Year-Old Children in Relation to Early Growth Characteristics and Socioeconomic Factors. J Obes. 2010; 2010. pii: 580642

II. Waller M, Blomstrand A, Högberg T, Ariai N, Thorn J, Hange D, Björkelund C. A primary care lifestyle programme suitable for socioeconomically vulnerable groups - an observational study. Scand J Prim Health Care. 2016; 34(4):352-359

III. Waller M, Lissner L, Hange D, Sund V, Blomstrand A, Björkelund C. Socioeconomic disparities in physical activity among Swedish women and trends over time - the population study of women in Gothenburg. Scand J Prim Health Care. 2018; 36(4):363-371

IV. Waller M, Lissner L, Hange D, Sundh V, Blomstrand A, Björkelund C. Well-being and mental stress in the Population Study of Women in Gothenburg, Sweden: 36-year trends and socioeconomic disparities. Submitted.
Date of Defence: 2020-03-27
Disputation: Fredagen den 27 mars 2020, kl 13.00, Hörsal 2119, Hälsovetarbacken, Arvid Wallgrens Backe, hus 2, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Socioeconomic position
childhood obesity
primary health care
motivation for change
physical activity
mental stress
Abstract: Aims: To estimate growth characteristics and socioeconomic factors in relation to over-weight/obesity among 4-year-old children. To explore whether a primary care lifestyle programme reached and engaged socioeconomically vulnerable groups to the same extent as higher socioeconomic groups. To examine trends in physical activity, well-being and mental stress in relation to socioeconomic position in middle-aged women. Methods: I (n=309) was a cross-sectional study. From medical records we compared... more
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