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Factors associated with adolescent use of doping agents: anabolic-androgenic steroids.
AIMS The purpose was to assess the importance of risk factors such as socio-demographics, sports activities, tobacco use, alcohol consumption, use of certain psychotropic substances and violence inExpand
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Epidemiology, co-morbidity, and impact on health-related quality of life of self-reported headache and musculoskeletal pain--a gender perspective.
BACKGROUND Headache and musculo-skeletal pain are major public health problems. Substantial proportions of the general population report that they experience pain problems that affect their work,Expand
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Attitudes towards drugs — a survey in the general population
Background: Studies have shown that many drugs have a lower effectiveness in clinical practice than would be expected from results reported in randomised controlled clinical trials. Many factorsExpand
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The demand for health: results from new measures of health capital
Abstract This paper estimates a “Grossman” model of demand for health. We measure health status on a 0 (dead) to 1 (full health) cardinal scale by the rating scale method and the time trade-offExpand
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The Relationship between Health-state Utilities and the SF-12 in a General Population
It would be a major advance if quality-of-life instruments could be translated into health- state utilities. The aim with this study was to investigate the relationship between the SF-12 andExpand
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Prescription and Nonprescription Analgesic Use in Sweden
OBJECTIVE: To analyze patterns of prescription and nonprescription analgesic use in the general Swedish population, in association with predisposing factors, enabling factors, need, and healthExpand
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Hypertension and health-related quality of life. an epidemiological study in Sweden.
The aim of this study was to describe the relationship between hypertension and health-related quality of life (HRQL) in a Swedish general population using the 36-item short form questionnaireExpand
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Doping among high school students in Uppsala, Sweden: A presentation of the attitudes, distribution, side effects, and extent of use
The aim of this study was to determine the extent of doping drug use among adolescents in Uppsala, Sweden, and to analyse the main reasons for the use. An anonymous multiple-choice questionnaire wasExpand
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Long-term benzodiazepine use: factors of importance and the development of individual use patterns over time--a 13-year follow-up in a Swedish community.
  • D. Isacson
  • Medicine
  • Social science & medicine
  • 1 June 1997
Using data from a research registry of prescriptions, we studied benzodiazepine use in a Swedish community with a general population of 20,000. A sample of benzodiazepine users in 1976 (n = 561) agedExpand
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Health-state utilities in a general population in relation to age, gender and socioeconomic factors
Background: This study examined health-related quality of life in a general population in relation to different socioeconomic variables. Method: The study was cross-sectional and was conducted inExpand
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