Search for dissertations about: "Incidence proportion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 237 swedish dissertations containing the words Incidence proportion.

  1. 1. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) : prevalence, incidence, decline in lung function and risk factors

    Author : Anne Lindberg; Bo Lundbäck; Rune Lundgren; Lars-Gunnar Larsson; Sven Larsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Prevalence; Incidence; Decline in Lung Function; Risk Factors; Medicin; Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : The Obstructive Lung Disease in Northern Sweden (OLIN) Studies started in 1985 as an epidemiological project with the aim to detect preventable risk factors for obstructive lung diseases and allergy. In recent years there has been a focus also on obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) besides asthma and allergy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Overuse injuries in Swedish elite athletics - Incidence, occurrence, athlete availability, and risk factors

    Author : Andreas Lundberg Zachrisson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Overuse injuries; Athletics; Incidence; Injury occurence; Athlete availability; Risk factors;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore three aspects of overuse injuries in elite Swedish athletics. The thesis is compiled of four papers, of which the first one is a study protocol. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prevalence and incidence of and risk factors for asthma and exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction in elite endurance athletes

    Author : Tommie Irewall; Nikolai Stenfors; Anne Lindberg; Estelle Naumburg; James Hull; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; asthma; exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction; EILO; continuous laryngoscopy during exercise test; CLE; prevalence; risk factors; incidence; athletes; skiers; endurance athletes; Sports Medicine; idrottsmedicin; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; oto-rhino-laryngologi;

    Abstract : Background: Asthma is highly prevalent in endurance athletes, but we lack up-to-date information on the prevalence and incidence of asthma in cross-country skiers. Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO) is an important differential diagnosis to exercise-induced asthma, and its symptoms can mimic asthma. READ MORE

  4. 4. Clinical and Epidemiological Studies on Giant Cell Arteritis

    Author : Pavlos Stamatis; Reumatologi och molekylär skelettbiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Epidemiology; Vasculitis; Risk Factor; Outcomes; Giant cell arteritis; Infection; cancer registries; Malignancies; Myocardial infarction; Incidence; Prevalence; Seasonal variability;

    Abstract : Objectives: The aim of the research summarized in this thesis was to present a comprehensive view of the epidemiology of biopsy-confirmed GCA, investigate infection as a possible risk factor of GCA, and to assess the association of GCA with cancer and myocardial infarction.Methods: To establish incidence and prevalence, patients diagnosed with biopsy-confirmed GCA in Skåne, Sweden 1997–2019 were identified through the database of the pathology department of Region Skåne which serves the entire region. READ MORE

  5. 5. Oral and Oropharyngeal Cancer - Aspects on Epidemiology and Prognostic Markers

    Author : Karin Annertz; Lund näs- och halssjukdomar Öron-; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Tongue cancer; SCC; oral cancer; oropharyngeal cancer; survival; incidence; HPV; human papillomavirus; alpha B-crystallin; sample collection methods; prognostic factor;

    Abstract : Head and neck cancer is a heterogeneous group of tumours, although histopathologically, >95% are squamous cell carcinomas (SCC). Some tumours respond better to therapy than others. Not enough is known to predict the outcome and tailor individualised treatment. READ MORE