Zdravotně-rizikové formy chování, vybrané země Evropy
Health risk behavior, selected countries in Europe
diploma thesis [DEFENDED]
- Kvalifikační práce 
Faculty / Institute
Faculty of Science
Teaching of Biology and Geography for Secondary Schools
Department of Social Geography and Regional Develop.
Date of defense
26. 5. 2008
PublisherUniverzita Karlova, Přírodovědecká fakulta
KeywordsKeywords not found
Karolína Kunftová: Zdravotně-rizikové formy chování, vybrané země Evropy _________________________________________________________________________ 6 Abstract The aim of this graduation thesis was to assess and describe risk behaviour in European countries with focusing upon the five countries that experienced a transition process at the end of the last century. Given the ongoing process of socio-economic transformation significant changes in life style and health can be expected in the Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Romania and Slovakia. The graduation thesis compared a situation in the five assessed countries under consideration and other European countries based on risk behaviour indicators. The first attention was given on a description and a classification of risk behaviour in general during period 1980-2005. The main part includes typology of European countries based on chosen indicators of risk behaviour. The aggregate data was taken over from World Health Organization in case of substance use (smoking and alcohol) and suicide. We decided for the Cluster analysis for the typology purpose and representing years 1985, 1995 and 2002. In case of smoking were selected: % of regular daily smokers in the population age over 15, number cigarettes consumed per person per year and death rate from selected...