Search for dissertations about: "Risk factors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3691 swedish dissertations containing the words Risk factors.

  1. 1. Ischemic heart disease in Kiruna risk factors and sequelae

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Torbjörn Messner; Umeå universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ischemic heart disease; risk factors; alcohol; acetylsalicylic acid; lipids; fatty acids; diet; psychosocial risk factors; migration; smoking; mortality; diabetes mellitus; family history; heart failure;

    Abstract : Kiruna, a Swedish community situated 300 km north of the Arctic Circle, has a very high mortality in ischemic heart disease (IHD). Acase-control study was undertaken to find out if the risk factors for IHD or their impact differed from those in other populations. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Longitudinal Study of Asthma Risk Factors and Prognosis

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Monica Uddenfeldt; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; asthma epidemiology; longitudinal studies; obstructive airway symptoms; risk factors; BMI; diet; smoking; allergic sensitization; atopy; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to identify risk factors for the onset of adult asthma. Other objectives were to study determinants of smoking habits and the association between sensitization and outcome of asthma.In 1990, a questionnaire was distributed to 12,732 individuals from three age groups (16, 30-39 and 60-69 years) in two counties of Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Credit Risk

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Caren Guo Nielsen; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Asset pricing; equity returns; size effect; value effect; momentum effect; credit risk effect; credit default swap; banks; asset risk; credit risk; portfolio choice; risk-based capital regulation; bank bailouts; moral hazard; distress risk; capital injections; TARP; CPP; market discipline; financial crisis;

    Abstract : This dissertation covers the issues related to credit risk that stem from the recent financial crisis and that are concerned by investors, financial intermediaries, and governments. The results of the research have important implications for asset managers, such as using the information from the credit risk market to rebalance stock portfolios, and for policy makers in regulating or bailing out banks. READ MORE

  4. 4. Violence in Caring Risk factors, outcomes and support

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Arbetslivsinstitutet

    Author : Eija Viitasara; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; Violence; workplace; health-and-care; personnel; risk factors; work conditions; consequences; social support; prevention; model; recording; Violence; health-and-care personnel; risk factors; work conditions; consequences; social support; prevention; model; recording.;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this dissertation is to promote knowledge of violence against personnel in municipal caring by studying its magnitude, the risk factors involved, its consequences, and the significance of social support and prevention. A subsidiary aim was to develop methods for surveying and analyzing workplace violence in a care setting. READ MORE

  5. 5. Recurrent stroke risk factors, predictors and prognosis

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Johanna Pennlert; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; risk factors; atrial fibrillation; anticoagulant; antiplatelet; intracerebral hemorrhage; stroke recurrence; socioeconomic status; medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Background Many risk factors for stroke are well characterized and might, at least to some extent, be similar for first-ever stroke and for recurrent stroke events. However, previous studies have shown heterogeneous results on predictors and rates of stroke recurrence. READ MORE