Contribution of smoking and air pollution exposure in urban areas to social differences in respiratory health
- Social gradients in health in non-smokers. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;7/2/2011, Vol. 343 Issue 7813, p30
The article presents the result of the study conducted by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) which highlights that people who never smoked had much better survival rates and health status compared to smokers.
- Smoking in most deprived parts of England is double that in wealthiest areas. Wise, Jacqui // BMJ: British Medical Journal;3/22/2014, Vol. 348 Issue 7950, p5
The article discusses an analysis from the Office of National Statistics which confirms the strong association between prevalence of smoking and levels of deprivation in England, finding people living in the most depressed areas were twice as likely to smoke than those living in wealthiest parts.
- Persistence of socioeconomic differences in adolescents’ environmental tobacco smoke exposure in Finland: 1991—2009. Raisamo, Susanna U; Doku, David T; Heloma, Antero; Rimpelä, Arja H // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;Mar2014, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p184
Aims: Socioeconomic differences in childrenâ€™s exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) in favour of those with higher positions are known, but research is scarce on whether differences have persisted when smoking restrictions have been tightened. We examined socioeconomic differences...
- ETHNIC AND SOCIAL DIFFERENCES IN CHILDHOOD OBESITY -- ROMA AND NON-ROMA GROUPS IN SLOVAKIA. Rimárová, K.; Rimár, V. // Central European Journal of Public Health;Nov2007 Supplement, pS22
Background: Childhood obesity is associated with significant morbidity and mortality and poses one of the major cardiovascular risk in adulthood. Prevalence of obesity has globally worldwide increasing trend among schoolchildren and youths. Central and Eastern European countries are dealing with...
- Smoking ban studies show now proof businesses are hurt. O'Connor, Terry // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);5/19/2003, Vol. 23 Issue 47, p27
Comments on the impact of smoking bans on the restaurant business in the U.S. Variation in restaurant revenues; Enforcement of clean indoor air ordinances; Increase in hotel and restaurant receipts.
- Smoking in Tribal Casinos. Schoen, Lawrence J. // ASHRAE Journal;Jun2013, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p72
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of speaking about indoor air quality in a tribal gaming facility where indoor smoking is allowed.
- The Formation of the Rising Generation Under the Conditions of Social Differentiation in Russia. Shabunova, A. // Russian Education & Society;Jun2008, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p6
The article discusses the rising generation of Russians under the condition of social differentiation. The transformation in the country's society that took place in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries has led to rapid rise in social and economic distinction. According to official data, the...
- The Changing Family Background of the Low-Educated in the Netherlands: Socio-Economic, Cultural, and Socio-Demographic Resources. Gesthuizen, Maurice; de Graaf, Paul M.; Kraaykamp, Gerbert // European Sociological Review;Dec2005, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p441
This article addresses two questions: (a) to what extent have the effects of family background on leaving school without qualifications changed over time in the Netherlands, and (b) to what extent have the background family characteristics of the unqualified changed. We estimate discrete-time...
- Time trends of myocardial infarction 28-day case-fatality in the 1990s: is there a contribution from different changes among socioeconomic classes? Fornari, C.; Cesana, G. C.; Chambless, L. E.; Corrao, G.; Borchini, H.; Madotto, F.; Ferrario, M. M. // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Jul2008, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p593
Background/objective: Almost two-thirds of the coronary death rate decrease in the northern Italian Brianza MONICA male population, between 1993-4 and 1997-8, are attributable to a reduction in 28-day myocardial infarction CMII case-fatality. The present paper investigates the factors associated...