The cumulative effects of social disadvantage on health and the quality of life

Project duration: 
2019 - 2021

The goal of the project is to evaluate the role of socioeconomic conditions on the quality of life and health using a multidisciplinary perspective. In particular, the project aims:

  • to evaluate the effect of work and housing conditions, family situations, social support and other relevant social factors on lifestyle, risk behavior and physical and mental health
  • to evaluate the cumulative effect of social deprivation on health and quality of life
  • to analyze the duration and quality of sleep, characterize chronotypes and social jetlag and evaluate their distribution in the population and in the interaction among family members
  • to apply multidisciplinary perspective and to combine sociological and epidemiological approaches in producing materials and report for the applied sphere.
Principal investigator: 
Fyziologický ústav AV ČR, v.v.i.
social inequalities
standard of living
Grant agency: 
Technology agency of the Czech republic