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Det ser inte passande ut! : om kvinnors alkoholkonsumtion och kvinnorollens påverkan av densamma

Cederfjäll, Jenny (2001)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The first aim of this study was to on historical background survey women's alcohol habits and especially to investigate women aged 50-59 living in the Lund area. The second aim was to increase the understanding of how women's sex role has a restrictive influence on their alcohol habits. To investigate women's alcohol habits I made two quantitative studies. From secondary data I found that the alcohol consumption for Swedish women aged 18-70 had increased and in 1999 the average weekly consumption was 15-centilitres of alcohol (40 %). From a population based study of women aged 50-59 and living in the Lund area I investigate 6 623 women's alcohol consumption. In general they had a consumption of 11,5 centilitres/week. There are great... (More)
The first aim of this study was to on historical background survey women's alcohol habits and especially to investigate women aged 50-59 living in the Lund area. The second aim was to increase the understanding of how women's sex role has a restrictive influence on their alcohol habits. To investigate women's alcohol habits I made two quantitative studies. From secondary data I found that the alcohol consumption for Swedish women aged 18-70 had increased and in 1999 the average weekly consumption was 15-centilitres of alcohol (40 %). From a population based study of women aged 50-59 and living in the Lund area I investigate 6 623 women's alcohol consumption. In general they had a consumption of 11,5 centilitres/week. There are great variations of consumption in the group; 26,0 % have no weekly consumption of alcohol, 57,4 % consume less than 7 drinks/week, 11,9 % at least 7 but less than 14 drinks/week and 4,2 % consume at least 14 drinks/week. Their alcohol consumption relates to their social situation, health, physical/mental well being and quality of life. To increase the understanding of the sex role I made a qualitative study on secondary data. I found that women who drink are looked upon as more sexually loose and also more accepted victims of sexual abuse. Being a parent has a stronger restrictive influence on women's than on men's consumption as well as the fact that the woman still has the main responsibility for the family and the household. The sex-segregated labour market with differences in profession as well as salary also effects women's alcohol consumption in a restrictive way. Keywords; women, alcohol habits, sex role, health, physical/mental well being. (Less)
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author
Cederfjäll, Jenny
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Social problems and welfare, national insurance, Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring
language
Swedish
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1358224
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2004-11-08
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2004-11-08
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  abstract     = {The first aim of this study was to on historical background survey women's alcohol habits and especially to investigate women aged 50-59 living in the Lund area. The second aim was to increase the understanding of how women's sex role has a restrictive influence on their alcohol habits. To investigate women's alcohol habits I made two quantitative studies. From secondary data I found that the alcohol consumption for Swedish women aged 18-70 had increased and in 1999 the average weekly consumption was 15-centilitres of alcohol (40 %). From a population based study of women aged 50-59 and living in the Lund area I investigate 6 623 women's alcohol consumption. In general they had a consumption of 11,5 centilitres/week. There are great variations of consumption in the group; 26,0 % have no weekly consumption of alcohol, 57,4 % consume less than 7 drinks/week, 11,9 % at least 7 but less than 14 drinks/week and 4,2 % consume at least 14 drinks/week. Their alcohol consumption relates to their social situation, health, physical/mental well being and quality of life. To increase the understanding of the sex role I made a qualitative study on secondary data. I found that women who drink are looked upon as more sexually loose and also more accepted victims of sexual abuse. Being a parent has a stronger restrictive influence on women's than on men's consumption as well as the fact that the woman still has the main responsibility for the family and the household. The sex-segregated labour market with differences in profession as well as salary also effects women's alcohol consumption in a restrictive way. Keywords; women, alcohol habits, sex role, health, physical/mental well being.},
  author       = {Cederfjäll, Jenny},
  keyword      = {Social problems and welfare, national insurance,Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Det ser inte passande ut! : om kvinnors alkoholkonsumtion och kvinnorollens påverkan av densamma},
  year         = {2001},
}