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Salut-satsningens effekter på ojämlikhet i hälsa under barnets första två år

Research group:
Anni-Maria Pulkki-Brännström, Epidemiology and Global Health (Project leader)
Marie Lindkvist, Statistics & Epidemiology and Global Health
Jenny Häggström, Statistics
Anneli Ivarsson, Epidemiology and Global Health
Eva Eurenius, Epidemiology and Global Health
Inna Feldman; CHAP, Uppsala University
Filipa Sampaio, CHAP, Uppsala University

The effects of involuntary job losses on family members' health

Research group:
Anna Baranowska-Rataj, Sociology (Project leader)
Xavier de Luna, Statistics
Mattias Strandh, Social work

Utanför till innanför. Utveckling av en ny svensk kalkylmodell för att förbättra kommunernas beslutsstöd vid interventioner

Research group:
Lennart Nygren, Social work (Project leader)
Anneli Ivarsson, Epidemiology and Global Health
Lisa Harrysson, Social Work
Anni-Maria Pulkki-Brännström, Epidemiology and Global Health
Curt Löfgren, Epidemiology and Global Health
Klas-Göran Sahlén, Epidemiology and Global Health
Lars Lindholm, Epidemiology and Global Health

Studying life histories: Description, determinants and consequences

Research group:
Xavier de Luna, Statistics (Project leader)
Kreske Ecker, Statistics
Olle Westerlund, Economics

The link between family resources and health during childhood and upper secondary education attainment

Research group:
Annica Brännlund, Sociology
Lisa Harrysson, Social Work
Mattias Strandh, Social Work (Project leader)

Vilken betydelse har familjeresurser, kommunal resursfördelning inom grundskolan och kommuners socioekonomiska förutsättningar för sambandet mellan sjukdom i barndomen och framtida skolprestation?

Research group:
Annica Brännlund, Sociology
Karina Nilsson, Sociology (Project leader)
Mattias Strandh, Social Work (Project leader)
Lisa Harryson, Social Work

The effects of preterm births on cognitive outcomes, education attainment and earnings

Research group:
Anna Baranowska-Rataj, Department of Sociology
Kieron Barclay, Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics
Joan Costa-i-Font, Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics
Berkay Ozcan, Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics
Mikko Myrskylä, Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics (project leader)

Children's health and their educational achievements: An investigation on socioeconomic inequalities and contextual variations

Research group:
Karina Nilsson, Sociology
Mattias Strandh, Social Work (Project leader)
Masoud Vaezghasemi, Social Work and Epidemiology and Global Health
Per Gustafsson, Epidemiology and Global Health
Miguel San Sebastián, Epidemiology and Global Health

The impact of disability on life opportunities: a population registerbased study

Research group:
Lotta Vikström, Centre for Demographic and Ageing Research (CEDAR) (Project leader)
Fredinah Namatovu, Centre for Demographic and Ageing Research (CEDAR)
Erling Häggström Lundevaller, Statistics & Centre for Demographic and Ageing Research (CEDAR)
Glenn Sandström, Historical, philosophical and religious studies & Centre for Demographic and Ageing Research (CEDAR)

The impact of timing and accumulation of health problems during childhood on lower and upper secondary education grades

Research group:
Karina Nilsson, Sociology (Project leader)
Mattias Strandh, Social work (Project leader)
Christian Bortes, Social work

The effects of birth spacing on early life health

Research group:
Anna Baranowska-Rataj, Sociology (Project leader)
Kieron Barclay, London School of Economics
Martin Kolk, Stockholm University
Anneli Ivarsson, Epidemiology and Global Health

Heterogeneity in early family formation patterns, and their predictors – a register based population study

Research group:
Karina Nilsson (Project leader)
Sara Kaluzca
Anna Baranowska Rataj

Intergenerational patterns of family formation in Sweden

Research group:
Karina Nilsson, Sociology (Project leader)
Sara Kalucza, Sociology
Sergi Vidal, Institute for social science research, University of Queensland

Child health inequalities and place: An explanatory study combining multi-level analyses and micro-qualitative studies

Research group:
Malin Eriksson, Epidemiology and Global Health (Project leader)
Nawi Ng, Epidemiology and Global Health
Anneli Ivarsson, Epidemiology and Global Health
Urban Lindgren, Geography and Economic History

Are Health inequalities rooted in the past? A novel life course approach to socioeconomic inequities in cardiovascular health in Northern Sweden

Research group:
Paola Mosquera, Epidemiology and Global Health (Project leader)
Miguel San Sebastián, Epidemiology and Global Health
Per Gustafsson, Social Medicine
Anna-Karin Waenerlund, Epidemiology and Global Health
Anneli Ivarsson, Epidemiology and Global Health
Nawi Ng, Epidemiology and Global Health
Margareta Norberg, Epidemiology and Global Health
Urban Lindgren, Geography and Economic History
Karina Nilsson, Sociology
Xavier de Luna, Statistics

Growing up with poor health and making it at school – the importance of health for school grades year 9

Karina Nilsson, Sociology
Mattias Strandh, Social Work
Annica Brännlund, Sociology
Solveig Petersen, Epidemiology and Global Health

What doors can languages open?

Research group:
Eva Lindgren, Language Studies
Urban Lindgren, Geography and Economic History
Tomas Raataamaa, Umeå School of Business and Economics

Physical and mental health trajectories of children across families' structures

Research Group:
Guilherme Chihaya Da Silva, Geography and Economic History (Project leader)
Anna Baranowska-Rataj, Sociology
Karina Nilsson, Sociology
Pia Chaparro, Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm University

Methods for dealing with missing data and applications to BMI studies

Research group:
Xavier de Luna, Statistics (Project leader)
Eva Cantoni, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Finished projects

The relationship between celiac disease and school achievements during compulsory education
Research group:
Karina Nilsson, Sociology (Project leader)
Mattias Strandh, Social work (Project leader)
Anneli Ivarsson (Epidemiology and Global Health)
Fredinah Namatovu (Epidemiology and Global Health)

Driven Confounder Selection via Markov and Bayesian Networks: Selecting confunders for evaluating the causal effect of cesarean section on childhood asthma medication

Research group:
Jenny Häggström (Project leader)

Social inequity in BMI change and gestational weight gain in the first and second pregnancy among women in Sweden

Research group:
Natalie Holowko, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Australia (Project leader)
Anna Goodman, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Pia Chaparro, Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm University
Karina Nilsson, Sociology
Anneli Ivarsson, Epidemiology and Global Health
Gita Mishra, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Australia
Ilona Koupil, Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm University

The transformation of Sápmi: Enduring implications of occupational changes

Research group:
Dieter Müller, Geography and Economic History (Project leader)
Traian Leu, Geography and Economic History

The relation between family resources and health during childhood and secondary education drop-out

Research group:
Karina Nilsson, Sociology (Project leader)
Annica Brännlund, Sociology
Mattias Strandh, Sociology
Solveig Petersen, Epidemiology and Global Health

Health and economic impact of a population based health promotion programme for children and parents

Research group:
Inna Feldman, Women's and Childrens' Health, Uppsala University (Project leader)
Filipa Sampaio, Women's and Childrens' Health, Uppsala University
Eva Eurenius, Epidemiology and Global Health
Anni-Maria Pulkki Brännström, Epidemiology and Global Health
Lars Lindholm, Epidemiology and Global Health
Anneli Ivarsson, Epidemiology and Global Health (Project leader)
Marie Lindkvist, Epidemiology and Global Health

Family and mental health background of teenage parents - a longitudinal study of Swedish teenagers

Research group:
Karina Nilsson, Sociology (project leader)
Sara Kalucza, Sociology

The relationship between family change and grades year 9

Research group:
Karina Nilsson, Sociology (Project leader)
Daniel Larsson, Sociology
Frida Olsson-Skog, Sociology

The importance of socioeconomic disadvantages in childhood on mental health and social outcomes in adolescence and early adulthood

Research group:
Karina Nilsson, Sociology (Project leader)
Karina Nygren, Social Medicine
Lennart Nygren, Social Work
Bruno Hägglöf, Psychiatry

Fertility and mobility destination in Sweden

Research group:
Roger Marjavaara, Geography and Economic History (Project leader)
Guilherme Kenji Chihaya, Geography and Economic History
Karina Nilsson, Sociology

Applying an equity lens to cardiovascular disease prevention in Northern Sweden

Research group:
Miguel San Sebastián, Epidemiology and Global Health (Project leader)
Per Gustafsson, Social Medicine
Nawi Ng, Public Health and Clinical Medicine
Urban Lindgren, Geography and Economic History
Karina Nilsson, Sociology

The effect of socioeconomic status and area characteristics on fracture occurrence among children and adolescents

Research group:
Ingeborg Waernbaum, Statistics (Project leader)
Erik Hedström, Surgery
Magnus Strömgren, Geography and Economic History
Urban Lindgren, Geography and Economic History

Infant's health, BMI and wellbeing, family lifestyle and living conditions: The Salut Programme in Sweden

Research group:
Anneli Ivarsson, Epidemiology and Global Health (Project leader)
Marie Lindkvist, Statistics
Eva Eurenius, Epidemiology and Global Health
Lotta Strömsten, Epidemiology and Global Healthe
Sven-Arne Silfverdal, Pediatrics

Family organization and overweight and obesity among Swedish women

Research group:
Ilona Koupil, CHESS, Stockholm University (Project leader)
Pia Chaparro, CHESS, Stockholm University
Anneli Ivarsson, Epidemiology and Global Health (Project leader)
Xavier de Luna, Statistics
Urban Lindgren, Geography and Economic History
Karina Nilsson, Sociology
Jenny Häggström, Statistics

Human capital production, the early environment and intergenerational income mobility with an application to Sweden

Research group:
Stefanie Heidrich, Umeå School of Business and Economics (Project leader)
Thomas Aronsson, Umeå School of Business and Economics

Stress, asthma and air pollution

Research group:
Anna Oudin, Occupational and Environmental Medicine (Project leader)
Bertil Forsberg, Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Lennart Bråbäck, Public Health and Clinical Medicine
Maria Nordin, Psychology

The effects of the number of siblings on child well-being

Research group:
Anna Baranowska-Rataj, Sociology (Project leader)
Xavier de Luna, Statistics

Risk factors for celiac disease associated with pregnancy, childbirth and infancy

Research group:
Fredinah Namatovu, Epidemiology and Global Health (Project leader)
Olof Sandström, Pediatrics
Anneli Ivarsson, Epidemiology and Global Health
Marie Lindkvist, Statistics
Cecilia Olsson, Food and Nutrition