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Crowded living and its association with mental ill-health among recently-arrived migrants in Sweden: a quantitative study

ObjectiveHousing and neighbourhood conditions are widely acknowledged important social determinants of health and health inequalities that persist in developed countries despite general improvements in health outcomes across populations. Previous research has investigated what effect crowded living conditions have on mental health and concluded that women living in crowded...

A qualitative study of refugee families’ experiences of the escape and travel from Syria to Sweden

meeting and caring for these families after arrival must pay close attention to that. KeywordsArmed conflict Escape Migration Public health Refugee Syria  Abbreviations EM Elisabeth Mangrio EC Elisabeth

Strategies for diversity: medical clowns in dementia care - an ethnographic study

Science, Malmö University , Jan Waldenströms gata 25, 205 06 Malmö , Sweden 1 Abbreviations: MR , Margareta Rämgård; EC, Elisabeth Carlson; EM, Elisabeth Mangrio Background: As nursing homes become

Early life factors and being overweight at 4 years of age among children in Malmö, Sweden

Background Rising rates of obesity and overweight is an increasing public health problem all over the world. Recent research has shown the importance of early life factors in the development of child overweight. However, to the best of our knowledge there are no studies investigating the potential synergistic effect of early life factors and presence of parental overweight on the...

Maternal educational level, parental preventive behavior, risk behavior, social support and medical care consumption in 8-month-old children in Malmö, Sweden

Background The social environment in which children grow up is closely associated with their health. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between maternal educational level, parental preventive behavior, parental risk behavior, social support, and use of medical care in small children in Malmö, Sweden. We also wanted to investigate whether potential...

Early exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke and the development of allergic diseases in 4 year old children in Malmö, Sweden

Background Earlier studies have shown an association between secondhand tobacco smoke and allergy development in children. Furthermore, there is an increased risk of developing an allergy if the parents have an allergy. However, there are only few studies investigating the potential synergistic effect of secondhand tobacco smoke and allergic heredity on the development of an...

Antibiotic use among 8-month-old children in Malmö, Sweden – in relation to child characteristics and parental sociodemographic, psychosocial and lifestyle factors

Background In the county of Scania, Sweden, antibiotic use among small children is among the highest in the country. The aim of this study was to investigate the associations between antibiotic use among 8-month-old children in Malmö and characteristics of the child as well as parental sociodemographic characteristics, lifestyle factors, and psychosocial support. Methods The...