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A fogyatékossághoz vezetõ út
Author(s): Kende Anna, Neményi Mária
Abstract:

A 2003-as év elsõ felében, az iskolaérettségi vizsgálatok idõszakában kutatást végeztünk beiskolázás elõtt álló, nevelési tanácsadókban és szakértõi bizottságokban vizsgált gyermekek oktatási esélyeivel kapcsolatban. Célunk az volt, hogy megismerjük az összefüggéseket a megvizsgált gyermekekre vonatkozó tényszerû adatok, az iskolaérettségi vizsgálat során nyert teszteredmények, az alulteljesítõ gyermekek elmaradásainak okaival kapcsolatos szakértõi vélekedések és a gyermekek beiskolázására vonatkozó döntések között.

A question of identity: the social exclusion of housed Gypsies and Travellers
Author(s): Greenfields M, Smith D
Abstract:

This article draws upon a series of survey-based and qualitative studies in the UK to examine the experiences of Gypsies and Travellers resident in ‘bricks and mortar’ accommodation. 

Access to health care for Roma children in Central and Eastern Europe: findings from a qualitative study in Bulgaria
Author(s): Boika Rechel, Clare M Blackburn, Nick J Spencer, Bernd Rechel
Abstract:

Background

Despite the attention the situation of the Roma in Central and Eastern Europe has received in the context of European Union enlargement, research on their access to health services is very limited, in particular with regard to child health services.

Age trends in prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in Roma minority population of Croatia.
Author(s): Zeljko HM, Skarić-Jurić T, Narančić NS, Barešić A, Tomas Z, Petranović MZ, Miličić J, Salihović MP, Janićijević B.
Abstract:

The Roma (Gypsy) are the largest European minority population characterized by poverty, social exclusion as well as by numerous life-style and cultural specificities, which all could have an adverse impact on their cardiovascular health. This study assesses the prevalence of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) risk factors in community-based sample of 430 adult Roma, living in rural area of Croatia, by providing the actual and age-adjusted estimates using the European standard population. 

Anthropometry, nutrition status and thymic size of Gypsy newborns from southwestern Slovakia.
Author(s): Varga I, Toth F, Uhrinova A, Nescakova E, Pospisilova V, Polak S
Abstract:

Gypsy population represents a specific minority in Slovakia that differs from the majority population by its origin and genetic markers, as well as by generally lower social and economic status and lower hygienic standards of living. The aim of the present work is the analysis of anthropometric dimensions and indexes, as well as of thymus size, in the group of Gypsy and non-Gypsy newborns from the Southern Slovakia.

Cardiovascular risk predictors in central Slovakian Roma children and adolescents: regional differences.
Author(s): Hujová Z, Alberty R, Ahlers I, Ahlersová E, Paulíková E, Desatniková J, Gábor D, Hrubá F
Abstract:

The objective of the study was to determine some Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) risk factors in 174 Roma children and adolescents (88 males and 86 females) aged 7-18 in 3 Central Slovakian cities (44 from Zilina, 39 from Bansk, Bystrica and 91 from Rimavská Sobota). 

Confronting a Hidden Disease: TB in Roma Communities
Author(s): Marta Schaaf
Abstract:

International agencies such as the World Bank,1 the United Nations Development Program (UNDP),2 and the Council of Europe3 report that TB is more prevalent in Roma communities and that the Roma are more vulnerable to TB. However, no comprehensive document exists outlining the available data regarding the prevalence of TB in Roma communities, the factors that shape Roma vulnerability to TB, and the barriers to TB control in Roma communities. 

Does the influence of peers and parents on adolescents' drunkenness differ between Roma and non-Roma adolescents in Slovakia?
Author(s): Bobakova D, Kolarcik P, Geckova AM, Klein D, Reijneveld SA, van Dijk JP.
Abstract:

BACKGROUND:

Roma adolescents have been shown to use less alcohol than non-Roma adolescents. This could be due to the protective influences of peers and parents.

OBJECTIVE:

The purpose of this study was to explore differences in the levels of peer and parental influence and their effects on drunkenness between Roma and non-Roma adolescents.

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