Search for dissertations about: "Cohort"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 927 swedish dissertations containing the word Cohort.

  1. 1. Strategies for assessing health risks from two occupational cohorts within the domain of northern Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Ove Björ; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cohort; mortality; incidence; risk; rate; cancer; cerebrovascular diseases; exposure; occupational; mining; industry; worker; Poisson regression; Cox regression; SMR; causal inference; G-estimation; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background Studies based on a cohort design requires access to both subject-specific and period-specific information. In order to conduct an occupational cohort study, access to exposure information and the possibility and permission to link information on outcomes from other registers are generally necessary. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prenatal Arsenic Exposure and Consequences for Pregnancy Outcome and Infant Health Epidemiological Studies in Bangladesh

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anisur Rahman; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; arsenic; groundwater; foetal loss; birth weight; lower respiratory tract infection; diarrhoeal diseases; infant mortality; cohort; Bangladesh; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to analyse possible effects of prenatal arsenic exposure on foetal and infant health. The setting is Bangladesh, where two cohorts were studied, both part of a health and demographic surveillance system in Matlab. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk Prediction at the Emergency Department

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Thomas Olsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; scoring system; mortality; cohort; prospective; Emergency Department; Medicin; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin;

    Abstract : The severity of illness was scored in a cohort of 11751 non-surgical patients presenting at the Emergency Department (ED) during 12 consecutive months and followed for 4.7 years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health-Related Quality of Life in Asthma

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mai Leander; Ersta Sköndal högskola.; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; asthma; adult; quality of life; cohort studies; longitudinal study; questionnaires; epidemiology; prognosis; Gothenburg quality of life instrument; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Asthma; Adult; Quality of Life; Cohort Studies; Longitudinal study; Questionnaires; Epidemiology; Prognosis; Gothenburg Quality of Life Instrument; Göteborg Quality of Life Instrument;

    Abstract : Health-related quality of life (HRQL) has become an important outcome in asthma, since traditional outcomes, such as respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function, might not entirely express the patient’s perception of the limitations caused by the disease. The aim of this thesis was to study HRQL in asthma and to analyse if HRQL was related to asthma onset and prognosis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Diabetes mellitus and risk of prostate cancer - A focus on shared risk factors and survivor bias

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Isabel Drake; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; carbohydrates; cohort; competing risk; diabetes mellitus; diet; epidemiology; fiber; gene; gene-environment; lifestyle; prostate cancer; survivor bias; transcription factor 7-like 2; whole-grain; alkylresorcinol metabolites;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Prostatacancer är den vanligaste formen av cancer hos män i Sverige och ungefär 10 000 män diagnosticeras årligen. Prostatacancer tros orsakas av en kombination av ärftliga faktorer och miljö-/livsstilsfaktorer. READ MORE