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Social determinants of health--a comparative study of Bosnian adolescents in different cultural contexts.

  title={Social determinants of health--a comparative study of Bosnian adolescents in different cultural contexts.},
  author={Anita Sujold{\vz}i{\'c} and Lana Peternel and Tarik Kulenovi{\'c} and Rifet Terzi{\'c}},
  journal={Collegium antropologicum},
  volume={30 4},
This study investigated the effects of sociocultural contexts on health and the psychological well-being of immigrant adolescents, aged 15 to 18 years, originally from Bosnia and Herzegovina and now living as displaced persons either in Bosnia, or immigrants in Croatia and Austria. The study addresses the social determinants of health with a specific focus on five factors in the social environment that might have an influence on health status: gender, socio-economic status (SES), perceived… 

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This publication examines this social gradient in health, and explains how psychological and social influences affect physical health and longevity, and looks at what is known about the most important social determinants of health today.
ASujoldì} Institute for Anthropological Research Amru{eva 8, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia e-mail: anita@inantro
  • ASujoldì} Institute for Anthropological Research Amru{eva 8, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia e-mail: anita@inantro
Bosnian Adolescents in Different Cultural Contexts
  • Coll. Antropol
  • 2006
MARMOT: Social determinants of health: The solid facts. (World Health Organization, European Office
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  • 2006
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