Search for dissertations about: "Eleonor Fransson"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Eleonor Fransson.

  1. 1. Physical activity and myocardial infarction : epidemiological studies on the association between various types of physical activity and the risk of myocardial infarction, including certain aspects of methodology

    Author : Eleonor Fransson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet Institutet för Miljömedicin; []
    Keywords : Physical activity; hypertension; blood lipids; plasma fibrinogen; myocardial infarction; body mass index; recall bias; Physical activity; hypertension; blood lipids; plasma fibrinogen; myocardial infarction; body mass index; recall bias;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to study the associations between physical activity during leisure time, occupational and household work, and established risk factors for cardiovascular disease, as well as the risk of acute myocardial infarction. Methodological aspects concerning the presence of recall bias in epidemiological case-control studies on physical activity and myocardial infarction were also considered. READ MORE

  2. 2. The multifaceted concept of oral health : Studies on a Swedish general population and perspectives of persons with experience of long-term CPAP-treated obstructive sleep apnea

    Author : Hanna Ahonen; Ulrika Lindmark; Anders Broström; Eleonor I. Fransson; Åke Tegelberg; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adults; CPAP treatment; obstructive sleep apnea; oral health; oral health determinants;

    Abstract : Oral health is a multifaceted and changeable part of our overall health and well-being as it contributes to important everyday functions such as eating, talking, and conveying feelings. Our oral health can be affected by a range of determinants, one of which is obstructive sleep apnea [OSA] treated with continuous positive airway pressure [CPAP]. READ MORE

  3. 3. Body mass index, cognitive ability, and dementia : prospective associations and methodological issues in late life

    Author : Anna Dahl; Stig Berg; Bo Malmberg; Linda Hassing; Eleonor Fransson; Sven Nilsson; Åke Wahlin; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; aging; body mass index; cognition; dementia; epidemiology; longitudinal; population-based; prospective; Older people and ageing; Äldre och åldrande;

    Abstract : The aims of the present study were to investigate the association between overweight and cognitive ability and dementia, and to evaluate the usefulness of self-reported body mass index (BMI) in late life and various data sources commonly used in epidemiological studies to identify persons with dementia. Data were drawn from three population-based studies: the Swedish Adoption/Twin Study of Aging (SATSA), Aging in Women and Men: A Longitudinal Study of Gender Differences in Health Behaviour and Health among Elderly (the Gender Study), and the Finnish Lieto Study. READ MORE

  4. 4. Should I stay or should I go – Factors associated with hospitalization risk among older persons in Sweden

    Author : Jenny Hallgren; Anna K. Dahl Aslan; Eleonor Fransson; Marie Elf; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Older persons; hospitalization; risk factors; cognitive decline; qualitative content analyses; longitudinal; Cox regression; latent growth curve modelling;

    Abstract : An increasingly older population will most likely lead to greater demands on the health care system, as older age is associated with an increased risk of having acute and chronic conditions. The number of diseases or disabilities is not the only marker of the amount of health care utilized, as persons may seek hospitalization without a disease and/or illness that requires hospital healthcare. READ MORE

  5. 5. The digitalised work environment : Health, experiences and actions

    Author : Magdalena Stadin; Eleonor I. Fransson; Maria Nordin; Anders Broström; Jan Gulliksen; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: The aim of this thesis was to examine the association between technostress, operationalised as information and communication technology (ICT) demands, and indicators of work-related stress, as well as its association with self-rated health. Additional aims were to identify occupational groups at risk with regard to ICT demands, and to describe experiences of technostress and how it was handled by healthcare managers. READ MORE