Stefan Fors


Associate Professor, Social Gerontology


stefan.fors@ki.se
KI Profile page: http://ki.se/en/people/stefor

Stefan ForsStefan Fors is an associate professor of Public Health at Stockholm University. He is trained as a sociologist, and holds a PhD in Social Work.

His research is primarily concerned with trends and socioeconomic inequalities in health and function in old age. Parts of this research concern the associations between social and financial disadvantages experienced throughout the life-course and health in later life.

He is also involved in research on the accumulation of financial and social disadvantages throughout the life-course. That is, to what extent do different social and financial disadvantages cluster among certain individuals, and what characterizes those at greatest risk of such accumulation?

Selected publications

Sundberg, L., Agahi, N., Fritzell, J., Fors, S. (2016). Trends in health expectancies among the oldest old in Sweden, 1992-2011. European Journal of Public Health. [Epub ahead of print]

Fors, S. & Thorslund, M. (2015). Enduring inequality: Educational disparities in health among the oldest old in Sweden 1992-2011. International Journal of public Health. 60(1): p. 91-98.

Heap, J. & Fors, S. (2015). Duration and accumulation of disadvantages in old age. Social Indicators Research, 123(2): 411-429.

Shaw, B. A., McGeever, K., Grubert, E., Agahi, N. & Fors, S. (2014). Socioeconomic inequalities in health after age 50: Are health behaviors to blame? Social Science & Medicine; 101: 52-60.

Fors, S., Lennartsson, C. & Lundberg, O. (2009). Childhood living conditions, socioeconomic position in adulthood, and cognition in later life: exploring the associations. Journal of Gerontology: Social Science, 64B(6), 750-757.

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Agahi, Neda
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Agerholm, Janne

Angleman, Sara

Annerholm, Cecilia
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Avelar Pereira, Bárbara
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Bäckman, Lars
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Becker, Nina

Berggren, Rasmus

Blomgren, Lena Ragert
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Brehmer, Yvonne

Brozzoli, Claudio

Calderón-Larrañaga, Amaia

Dahlberg, Lena
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Darin Mattsson, Alexander
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de Boer, Lieke

Dekhtyar, Serhiy
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Ding, Mozhu

Dintica, Cristina

Dohrn, Ing-Mari

Ek, Stina

Ekström, Ingrid

Eyjólfsdóttir, Harpa Sif

Fastbom, Johan

Fischer, Håkan
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Fors, Stefan

Fratiglioni, Laura
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Fredborg, William
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Fritzell, Johan
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Garzón, Benjamín
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Grande, Giulia

Guitart-Masip, Marc

Heap, Josephine
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Heiland, Emerald

Helsing Västfjäll, Marie
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Hooshmand, Babak

Johansson, Lennarth
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Kaboodvand, Neda

Kalpouzos, Grégoria
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Kane, Kimberly

Kåreholt, Ingemar
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Karlsson, Björn

Kelfve, Susanne

Lebedev, Alexander

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Lennartsson, Carin
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Li, Xin

Lövdén, Martin
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Lundkvist, Pär

Mangialasche, Francesca

Marengoni, Alessandra
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Marseglia, Anna

Meinow, Bettina

Morin, Lucas

Nilsen, Charlotta
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Nilsson, Jonna
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Olsen, Marie
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Pan, Kuan-Yu

Pantzar, Alexandra

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Payton, Nicola
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Persson, Jonas
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Qiu, Chengxuan
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Rehnberg, Johan

Rizzuto, Debora
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Salami, Alireza
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Samrani, George

Schön, Pär
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Shang, Ying

Sindi, Shireen
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Sjöberg, Linnea

Sjölund, Britt-Marie
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Stenfors, Cecilia

Straatmann, Viviane

Sundberg, Louise

Suthat, Vanessa
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Tan, Edwin

Thorslund, Mats

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Vetrano, Davide Liborio

von Strauss, Eva

Wahlberg, Maria
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Wang, Zhida

Wang, Hui-Xin

Wang, Rui

Wastesson, Jonas
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Welmer, Anna-Karin

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Zucchelli, Alberto