Gender differences and predictors of self-rated health development among Swedish adolescents
2011 (English)In: Journal of Adolescent Health, ISSN 1054-139X, E-ISSN 1879-1972, Vol. 48, no 2, 143-150 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
During adolescence, girls reported lower self-rated health than boys and this gender difference increased over the years. High empowerment is related to high self-rated health, and positive school experiences and a good mood in the family seem to be important predictors of a positive development of self-rated health.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. Vol. 48, no 2, 143-150 p.
Adolescents; Self-rated health; Health status; Health behavior; Empowerment; Gender; Sweden
Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-39367DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2010.06.005PubMedID: 21257112OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-39367DiVA: diva2:391551