Hälsosam 1997-2001, A targeted health examination for women employees in childcare, Huddinge Municipality

SND-ID: 2020-13

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Carl-Erik Håkanson - Huddinge Municipality, Occipational Health Care

Berit Tärnell - Huddingen Municipality, Occupational Health Care

Tore Hällström - Karolinska Institute, Huddinge university hospital, Department M57

Kerstin Olson - Huddinge Municipality

Description

The Hälsosam project is an unpublished targeted survey of health and work environmental factors in a group of female professionals in the Municipality of Huddinge (1997-2001).

The Occupational health physician in the municipality who considered female employees in the childcare services vulnerable in terms of health initiated the study. The municipal Work Environment Committee (1997) delegated the conduct of the targeted survey to the Occupational Health Care Service (Företagshälsovården).

The project is presented in two documents: Hälsosam and Intervention 4.

The report consists of more than 100 tables interpreting collected data, which contain working environment and body measurements, blood tests and interviews. The entire occupational group's health and working environment has been described.

The surveys were conducted as a Field Work Study (97-09-01) where three nursing teams visited the municipality's schools, preschools and after school centers. 1,162 women with 19 different occupational roles in the childcare sector were examined during personal meetings.

During the years, 19

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Language

English

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Huddinge municipality

Funding 1

  • Funding agency: Huddinge Municipality
  • Funding agency’s reference number: KS 2019 / 3235. 116

Funding 2

  • Funding agency: Land-och Sjöfonden Scholarships, The Swedish Insurance Society
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Ethics Review

Stockholm - Ref. 288/ 99 (Intervention 4)

Stockholm - Ref. 257.97 (Projekt Hälsosam)

Method

Population

A targeted health examination for 1162 women employees for childcare in Huddinge municipality.

Study design

Experimental study

Diagnostic study

Description of study design

Design: descriptive, analytical, interventive, developing Fieldwork at workplaces, interviews, body measurements, blood tests, questionnaires, and 4 interventions.. The main goal, identifying risk groups for cardiovascular diseases.

Sampling procedure

Total universe/Complete enumeration
Selection 1: Only women participates.
This childcare environment consists of 19 different professions all of them participates in this project. The population consists 1294 persons, excluded 48 men. During the FIeld Work 1162 women participated, Missing 84 women.
Between the years 1997-1998, 79 women quit their employment in childcare.

Selection 2. : Identifying riskgroups for cardiovascular diseases; women with BMI 30 and above, women with LDL-cholesterol 4,5 and above and women with mental illness, such as depression,


Time period(s) investigated

1997-04-01–2001-12-30

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Huddinge Municipality

Publications

Stahre, L., Tärnell, B., Håkanson, C. E., & Hällström, T. (2007). A randomized controlled trial of two weight-reducing short-term group treatment programs for obesity with an 18-month follow-up. International journal of behavioral medicine, 14(1), 48–55. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02999227
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02999227

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Dataset 1
Hälsosam 1997-2001. A targeted health examination for women employees in childcare, Huddinge Municipality,

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Associated documentation

Description

Contains data for :
- Fieldwork (1997)
- Survey 1. (1997) and 2. (1998) , 2B. (2000), 288/ 99 Intervention 4. Hälsosam, 3. Questionnaire 3 (3-7) (2000-2001)
- Intervention 1: Dietary intervention. Dietary information to the whole population orally and in writing (1997)
- Intervention 2. Diary-kept exercise for three months. Targeted to risk group women with BMI 30 and above and women with LDL cholesterol 4.5 and above. (1998).
- Intervention 3. Pravachol treatment to risk group LDL cholesterol

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Citation

Carl-Erik Håkanson, Berit Tärnell, Tore Hällström, Kerstin Olson. Huddinge municipality, The Personnel Department Huddinge Municipality (2020). <em>Hälsosam 1997-2001. A targeted health examination for women employees in childcare, Huddinge Municipality,</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/rh12-2929">https://doi.org/10.5878/rh12-2929</a>

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Numeric

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Carl-Erik Håkanson - Huddinge Municipality, Occipational Health Care

Berit Tärnell - Huddingen Municipality, Occupational Health Care

Tore Hällström - Karolinska Institute, Huddinge university hospital, Department M57

Kerstin Olson - Huddinge Municipality

Time period(s) investigated

1997-04-28–2001-12-01

Data collection 1

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered writings and/or diaries
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1997-09-01–1997-12-15
  • Source of the data: Population group

Data collection 2

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1998-07-01–1998-09-30
  • Source of the data: Population group

Data collection 3

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered writings and/or diaries
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1998-07-01–1998-09-30
  • Source of the data: Population group
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Number of individuals/objects

1162

Dataset 2
Hälsosam 1997-2001: Intervention 4 (1999-2001)

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Description

All women with BMI 30 and above were invited to participate in one of two training program aimed at weight reduction. The training includes two different program and the participants are distributed by lot.
One program is based on a psycho-educational method and is led by a trained cognitive bait scientist. The second program is led by the occupational doctor in Huddinge Municipality. Initially

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Citation

Carl-Erik Håkanson, Berit Tärnell, Tore Hällström, Kerstin Olson. Huddinge municipality, The Personnel Department Huddinge Municipality (2020). <em>Hälsosam 1997-2001: Intervention 4 (1999-2001) </em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/r8ae-kz42">https://doi.org/10.5878/r8ae-kz42</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Text

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Carl-Erik Håkanson - Huddinge Municipality, Occipational Health Care

Berit Tärnell - Huddingen Municipality, Occupational Health Care

Tore Hällström - Karolinska Institute, Huddinge university hospital, Department M57

Kerstin Olson - Huddinge Municipality

Time period(s) investigated

1999-09-15–2001-12-31

Data collection 1

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1999-09-15–2000-06-21
  • Source of the data: Population group

Data collection 2

  • Mode of collection: Physical measurements and tests
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1999-09-15–2000-06-21
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

126

Number of individuals/objects

43

Published: 2020-11-23