Search for dissertations about: "Health Care Indicator"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 61 swedish dissertations containing the words Health Care Indicator.

  1. 1. Self-rated health in public health evaluation

    Author : Maria Emmelin; Lars Dahlgren; Stig Wall; Per-Olof Östergren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; process evaluation; community intervention; self-rated health; public health; Folkhälsomedicin; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : There is still a debate concerning the evidence base for community interventions. The randomised clinical trial design (RCT) is increasingly challenged as a gold standard for their evaluation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Migration, health and diabetes mellitus - Studies comparing foreign-and Swedish-born diabetic subjects living in Sweden

    Author : Katarina Hjelm; Samhällsmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sekretion; Endokrinologi; secreting systems; diabetology; Endocrinology; samhällsmedicin; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; diabetes mellitus; prevalence; Migrants; glycaemic control; diabetes mellitus complications; social class; health services needs and demand; diabetologi; perceived health; lifestyle; health care professionals; health illness beliefs; care-seeking behaviour; self-care;

    Abstract : To study the influence of migration on health in migrant diabetic subjects, foreign-and Swedish-born persons were compared as regards objective and subjectively perceived health in relation to social position, and beliefs about health and illness and their influence on self-care and care-seeking behaviour. Persons (foreign- and Swedish-born) with known diabetes mellitus (DM), aged 16-74 years, were chosen from two different counties in Southern Sweden (n=143/1384; 113/1564), and from a random sample of the Swedish population, the annual Swedish Survey of Living Conditions (n=31/446). READ MORE

  3. 3. Stroke among people of working age : from a public health and working life perspective

    Author : Jennie Medin; Peter Allebeck; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cerebrovascular accident; epidemiology; Cerebrovascular accident; Health promotion; Rehabilitation; Sick leave; Health and medical services in society; Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället;

    Abstract : Background: Stroke is a major cause of serious disability and death. In Sweden approximately 30,000 people suffer from stroke each year, and 20% of them are under 65 years of age.Aim: The aim of this thesis was to study stroke among people aged 30-65 years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Precipitation, Raw Water Quality, Drinking Water Treatment and Gastrointestinal Illness

    Author : Andreas Tornevi; Bertil Forsberg; Gordon Langston Nichols; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background On numerous occasions, outbreaks of acute gastrointestinal illnesses (AGI) have been linked to municipal drinking water in the industrialised world. Many of the reported outbreaks were observed after heavy rainfall events, which suggests that such events could result in a deterioration in the quality of drinking water. READ MORE

  5. 5. Diversity, dynamics and deficits : the role of social networks for the health of aging populations in Indonesia

    Author : Julia Schröders; Miguel San Sebastian; Maria Nilsson; Fatwa Sari Tetra Dewi; Mark Nichter; Andreas Motel-Klingebiel; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; social networks; loneliness; aging; older adult health; noncommunicable diseases; disablement processes; healthcare utilization; elderly care; mixed-methods; causal inference; Indonesia;

    Abstract : Background: This thesis takes as a predicate that humans are social animals and as such, that their social networks and health are intrinsically connected. A guiding heuristic of this thesis was the Berkman model which conceptualizes how social networks impact health. READ MORE