Mona Christina Backhans

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Increasing health inequalities between women in and out of work - the impact of recession or policy change? A repeated cross-sectional study in Stockholm county, 2006 and 2010
    Sandra Blomqvist
    Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Equity Health 13:51. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Binge drinking--a predictor for or a consequence of unemployment?
    Mona C Backhans
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:1983-90. 2012
  3. pmc Is gender policy related to the gender gap in external cause and circulatory disease mortality? A mixed effects model of 22 OECD countries 1973-2008
    Mona Backhans
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm 171 76, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 12:969. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Unemployment and mental health--who is (not) affected?
    Mona C Backhans
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 22:429-33. 2012
  5. pmc Involvement and structure: a qualitative study of organizational change and sickness absence among women in the public sector in Sweden
    Maria Baltzer
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 11:318. 2011
  6. pmc The relationship between a less gender-stereotypical parenthood and alcohol-related care and death: a registry study of Swedish mothers and fathers
    Anna Månsdotter
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Science, Division of Social Medicine, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 8:312. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Does increased gender equality lead to a convergence of health outcomes for men and women? A study of Swedish municipalities
    Mona C Backhans
    Swedish National Institute of Public Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 64:1892-903. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Pioneers and laggards - is the effect of gender equality on health dependent on context?
    Mona Christina Backhans
    Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Norrbacka, 17176 Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 68:1388-95. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender policy developments and policy regimes in 22 OECD countries, 1979-2008
    Mona C Backhans
    Unit for Social Medicine, Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Health Serv 41:595-623. 2011

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Increasing health inequalities between women in and out of work - the impact of recession or policy change? A repeated cross-sectional study in Stockholm county, 2006 and 2010
    Sandra Blomqvist
    Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Equity Health 13:51. 2014
    ..A second aim is to examine the explanatory weight of socio-demographic factors vs social and economic conditions...
  2. doi request reprint Binge drinking--a predictor for or a consequence of unemployment?
    Mona C Backhans
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:1983-90. 2012
    ..While most studies confirm that problem use is related to subsequent unemployment, results are inconclusive regarding the reverse association. Few studies have analyzed binge drinking as either a predictor or an outcome...
  3. pmc Is gender policy related to the gender gap in external cause and circulatory disease mortality? A mixed effects model of 22 OECD countries 1973-2008
    Mona Backhans
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm 171 76, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 12:969. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the link between gender policy and the gender gap in cause-specific mortality, adjusted for economic factors and health behaviours...
  4. doi request reprint Unemployment and mental health--who is (not) affected?
    Mona C Backhans
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 22:429-33. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Involvement and structure: a qualitative study of organizational change and sickness absence among women in the public sector in Sweden
    Maria Baltzer
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 11:318. 2011
    ..We used qualitative interviews to explore work environment factors underlying the impact of organizational changes (moderate and large expansions in staffing) on sickness absence from an employee perspective...
  6. pmc The relationship between a less gender-stereotypical parenthood and alcohol-related care and death: a registry study of Swedish mothers and fathers
    Anna Månsdotter
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Science, Division of Social Medicine, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 8:312. 2008
    ..The aim was to analyse whether the risk of alcohol harm differs between parents who fit a gender-stereotypical versus those with a less gender-stereotypical division of childcare and paid work...
  7. ncbi request reprint Does increased gender equality lead to a convergence of health outcomes for men and women? A study of Swedish municipalities
    Mona C Backhans
    Swedish National Institute of Public Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 64:1892-903. 2007
    ..We propose that this contention be confronted and discussed by policymakers, researchers and others. Further studies are also needed to corroborate or dispute these findings...
  8. doi request reprint Pioneers and laggards - is the effect of gender equality on health dependent on context?
    Mona Christina Backhans
    Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Norrbacka, 17176 Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 68:1388-95. 2009
    ..These results show that there are distinct benefits as well as disadvantages to being a gender pioneer and/or a laggard in comparison to your municipality. The associations are markedly different for men and women...
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender policy developments and policy regimes in 22 OECD countries, 1979-2008
    Mona C Backhans
    Unit for Social Medicine, Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Health Serv 41:595-623. 2011
    ..The two aspects of the model--compensatory measures in the pension system, and benefits for caring activities--were never present simultaneously...