Health information for migrants: The role of educational level in prevention of overweight.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease include overweight, which is prevented by healthy diet and physical activity. Recently settled migrants may have varying levels of exposure to health information. Therefore, the objectives of this study were to explore the associations between self-reported information on healthy diet and on physical activity and overweight and the possible modification of this association by educational level among recently settled Iraqi migrants in Sweden.


Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)172-178
JournalScandinavian Journal of Public Health
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Publication categoryResearch

Related research output

Susanne Sundell, 2016, Lund: Lund University: Faculty of Medicine. 66 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis (compilation)

View all (1)