Monica Aberg Yngwe
Affiliation: Centre for Health Equity Studies
- The family's economic resources and adolescents' health complaints--do adolescents' own economic resources matter?Monica Aberg Yngwe
Centre for Health Equity Studies CHESS, Stockholm University Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Eur J Public Health 23:24-9. 2013....
- Relative deprivation and mortality--a longitudinal study in a Swedish population of 4.7 million, 1990-2006Monica Aberg Yngwe
Centre for Health Equity Studies CHESS, Stockholm University Karolinska Institutet, SE 106 91, Stockholm, Sweden
BMC Public Health 12:664. 2012..The Swedish context, characterized by relatively small income inequalities and promoting values as egalitarianism and equality, together with a large data material provide unique possibilities for analyzing the hypothesized mechanism...
- Exploring relative deprivation: is social comparison a mechanism in the relation between income and health?Monica Aberg Yngwe
Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm University, Karolinska Institutet, 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
Soc Sci Med 57:1463-73. 2003..However, for the 40% with the lowest income in the population the effect of relative deprivation on health is considerably reduced, possibly due to the more prominent relation between low absolute income and poor health...
- Comparison or consumption? Distinguishing between different effects of income on health in Nordic welfare statesMonica Aberg Yngwe
Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm University Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Soc Sci Med 61:627-35. 2005..In Nordic welfare states the relative position in the income distribution is related to limiting long-standing illness independently of the ability to consume among individuals with high ability to consume...
- On the importance of internalized consumption norms for ill healthMonica Aberg Yngwe
Centre for Health Equity Studies CHESS, Stockholm University Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Scand J Public Health 34:76-82. 2006..The authors suggest that using the individual's own preferences, arguing these to be preferences of both society and reference groups internalized by the individual, may partly bridge this problem...