publication . Doctoral thesis . 2013

Public health economics of chlamydia and other STIs : aspects of risk, prevention and resources

  • Published: 22 May 2013
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
The overall aim of this thesis was to increase the knowledge of the public health economic aspects of chlamydia and other STIs, in terms of risk, prevention and resources. In Study I, we examined the association between demographic, socioeconomic and lifestyle factors and the risk of self-reported chlamydial infection among young adults in the Stockholm public health cohort. We found that the risk of self-reported chlamydia infection among young adults in Sweden was associated with lower age, high alcohol consumption, lower educational level and being employed or unemployed, on sick leave or pre-retired compared to being a student. In Study II, we identified pot...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: health care economics and organizations
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