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On the measurement of relative and absolute income-related health inequality.
In recent work on international comparisons of income-related inequalities in health, the concentration index has been used as a measure of health inequality. A drawback of this measure is that it isExpand
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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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ADHD-related symptoms among adults in out-patient psychiatry and female prison inmates as compared with the general population
Abstract Objective. To compare the prevalence of symptoms consistent with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and related problems in adults in the general population, out-patientExpand
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Mortality among persons with schizophrenia in Sweden: An epidemiological study
The objective of the study was to analyse 10-year mortality among persons with schizophrenia from an epidemiological perspective. This cohort study included all persons with schizophrenia (n=255)Expand
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Patient compliance with drug therapy in schizophrenia. Economic and clinical issues.
The effectiveness of drug treatment in clinical practice is considerably lower than the efficacy shown in controlled studies. The lower effectiveness in practice presumably leads to lower costExpand
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Women and men report different behaviours in, and reasons for medication non-adherence: a nationwide Swedish survey
Objective The aim of the present study was to analyse gender differences in self-reported non-adherence (NA) to prescribed medication in the Swedish general population. We aimed to studyExpand
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Short-term cost and health consequences of duodenal levodopa infusion in advanced Parkinson's disease in Sweden: an exploratory study.
Levodopa is the cornerstone treatment for Parkinson's disease, but the short half-life of levodopa limits its usefulness in late stages of the disease. Duodenal levodopa infusion (DLI) allows moreExpand
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Nationwide Survey of Subjectively Reported Adverse Drug Reactions in Sweden
Background: Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and the safety of drugs continue to be widely discussed. However, information on the prevalence of subjectively experienced ADRs (SADRs) and their subsequentExpand
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Epidemiology of analgesic use: a gender perspective
Background and objective: Women consistently report significantly more frequent analgesic use in epidemiological studies. The aim of this study was to analyse the influence of medical and non-medicalExpand
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Fluctuating functions related to quality of life in advanced Parkinson disease: effects of duodenal levodopa infusion
Objective –  To assess fluctuations in quality of life (QoL) and motor performance in patients with advanced Parkinson disease (PD) treated with continuous daytime duodenal levodopa/carbidopaExpand
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