Search for dissertations about: "Cause of death"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 788 swedish dissertations containing the words Cause of death.

  1. 1. Equality in Death? How the Social Positions of Individuals and Families are Linked to Mortality

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Jenny Torssander; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health inequality; mortality; socioeconomic factors; education; social class; social status; income; marital partner; intergenerational; child-parent relationship; cause of death; Sweden; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Socioeconomic positions of individuals are clearly associated with the chances of living a healthy long life. In four empirical studies based on Swedish population registers, two topics are examined in this thesis: The relationships between different indicators of social position and mortality, and the importance of family members’ socioeconomic resources for the survival of the individual. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Burden of Epilepsy using population-based data to define the burden and model a cost-effective intervention for the treatment of epilepsy in rural South Africa

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Ryan G Wagner; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Africa; epilepsy; incidence; mortality; cause of death; disability-adjusted life years; out-of-pocket; costs; health care utilization; treatment cascade; adherence; intervention; economic evaluation; community health worker;

    Abstract : Rationale Epilepsy is a common, chronic, neurological condition that disproportionately affects individuals living in low- and middle- income countries, including much of sub-Saharan Africa. Epilepsy is treatable, with the majority of individuals who take anti-epileptic drugs experiencing a reduction, or elimination, of seizures. READ MORE

  3. 3. The health condition in the Sami population of Sweden, 1961-2002 Causes of death and incidences of cancer and cardiovascular diseases

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Sven Hassler; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; Sami; Health; Epidemiology; Reindeer herder; Cardiovascular diseases; Cancer; Causes of death; Acculturation; Sweden; Folkhälsomedicin; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : The Sami people are the Natives of northern Scandinavia. The knowledge of the health and living conditions of the Swedish Sami is extremely limited which is in contrast to the large amount of detailed information on health and socioeconomic issues that is available for other circumpolar Natives. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prostate Cancer Screening - Aspects of Overdiagnosis

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Rebecka Arnsrud Godtman; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; active surveillance; age; cause of death; opportunistic; organized; overdiagnosis; prostate cancer; prostate-specific antigen; risk factors; screening; screening interval;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to explore aspects of overdiagnosis, i.e. the diagnosis of a tumor that in the absence of screening would never have been diagnosed, in prostate cancer (PC) screening. READ MORE

  5. 5. Targeting Non-obvious Errors in Death Certificates

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lars Age Johansson; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Social medicine; Cause of death; Death certificates; Medical records; Mortality statistics; Quality control; Medical record linkage; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Mortality statistics are much used although their accuracy is often questioned. Producers of mortality statistics check for errors in death certification but current methods only capture obvious mistakes. This thesis investigates whether non-obvious errors can be found by linking death certificates to hospital discharge data. READ MORE