Charlotte L Deogan

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BACKGROUND In order to achieve Millennium Development Goals 4, 5 and 6, it is essential to address adolescents' health. OBJECTIVE To estimate the additional resources required to scale up adolescent friendly health service interventions with the objective to reduce mortality and morbidity among individuals aged 10 to 19 years in 74 low- and middle- income(More)
Background: After a continuous increase of Chlamydia trachomatis (chlamydia) in Sweden, a general reduction in reported cases was seen in 2009. However, the number and decrease of chlamydia cases varied largely between geographical regions. Aim: The aim of the present study was to identify potential key factors of successful regional prevention of chlamydia(More)
In Sweden, acute gastrointestinal illness (AGI) incidence, severity, impact on productivity, related healthcare usage and associated costs are not ascertained. We measured these in 2013-2014 using a population-based cohort reporting weekly. We defined AGI as ⩾3 episodes of loose stools or vomiting/24 h; or loose stools or vomiting with ⩾2 other(More)
Erratum In the publication of this article [1] it was brought to our attention that the last sentence on page 12 incorrectly states: “Legal gender recognition, in the context of this study, is a precondition for access to genderconfirming health care”. The correct sentence should read: “Gender-confirming health care, in the context of this study, is a(More)
AIMS The study was undertaken to assess the cost-effectiveness of the Chlamydia Monday, 2007. This is a community-based intervention aimed at reducing the prevalence of chlamydia by information and increased availability of testing, treatment and contact tracing in Stockholm. The aim was to analyze the cost-effectiveness by estimating costs, savings and(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyse the associations between demographic, socio-economic and lifestyle factors, and the risk of self-reported chlamydial infection among young adults (20-29 years old) in Stockholm, Sweden. METHODS This study was based on the Stockholm Public Health Survey of 2006 (N = 4278). Demographic factors (gender, age, and country of birth),(More)
BACKGROUND Swedish research concerning the general health of trans people is scarce. Despite the diversity of the group, most Swedish research has focused on gender dysphoric people seeking medical help for their gender incongruence, or on outcomes after medical gender-confirming interventions. This paper examines self-rated health, self-reported disability(More)
BACKGROUND Cannabis is the most frequently used illicit drug globally. Despite increasing evidence that cannabis use is associated with adverse health effects, the knowledge on preventative strategies is still limited. This study stemmed from a systematic review of effective prevention in which school-based programmes were identified as promising. The(More)
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