Search for dissertations about: "Mortality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2685 swedish dissertations containing the word Mortality.

  1. 1. Mortality in transitional Vietnam

    Author : Dao Lan Huong; Peter Byass; Urban Janlert; Van Do Duc; Hans Rosling; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cause of death; verbal autopsy; mortality; rural Vietnam; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Understanding mortality patterns is an essential pre-requisite for guiding public health action and for supporting development of evidence-based policy. However, such information is not sufficiently available in Vietnam. READ MORE

  2. 2. Snus use and mortality : associations, potential mechanisms, and socioeconomic aspects

    Author : Marja Lisa Byhamre; Patrik Wennberg; Marie Eriksson; Jan-Håkan Jansson; Magnus Lundbäck; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; snus; Swedish snuff; smokeless tobacco; mortality; cardiovascular; cancer; risk factor; metabolic syndrome; C-reactive protein; vitamin D; testosterone; family medicine; allmänmedicin; befolkningsstudier; Population studies; epidemiologi; Epidemiology; invärtesmedicin; Internal Medicine; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Snus is a smokeless tobacco product made of a moist powder of ground tobacco. It is used mainly in the Nordic countries, although increasingly popular internationally. The Swedish snus tradition dates back to the seventeenth century, and it is now used daily by about 23% of the male and 6% of the female population. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mot bättre hälsa : Dödlighet och hälsoarbete i Linköping 1860-1894

    Author : Hans Nilsson; Jan Sundin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; historical demography; infant mortality; Linköping; morbidity; mortality; public health; social history; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The decline in mortality was the most important cause of the great increase in population in Sweden in the 19th century. Especially important was the part played by the decline in infant mortality and mortality among small children. READ MORE

  4. 4. Economic development and injury mortality : Studies in global trends from a health transition perspective

    Author : Syed Moniruzzaman; Ragnar Andersson; Karin Melinder; Hans Rosling; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; injury; suicide; economic development; health transition; demographic transition; homicide; road traffic injury; fall injury; mortality; GDP per capita; GNP per capita; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Globally, injury is a major public health problem. The extent of the problem varies considerably by demographic subgroups, regions and national income. READ MORE

  5. 5. Capturing health in the elderly population : Complex health problems, mortality, and allocation of home-help services

    Author : Bettina Meinow; Mats Thorslund; Marti G Parker; Ingemar Kåreholt; Björn Halleröd; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; oldest old; health trends; complex health problems; frailty morbidity; mortality; mortality trends; follow-up time; home-help services; predictors; Sweden; Social work; Socialt arbete; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates health trends among very old people and the allocation of public home-help services. A further aim is to examine methodological issues in mortality analysis. READ MORE