Search for dissertations about: "Stig Wall"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words Stig Wall.

  1. 1. Community participation and social patterning in cardiovascular disease intervention

    Author : Inger Brännström; Lars-Åke Persson; Inga-Britt Lindblad; Martin Johansson; Stig Wall; Sven-Olof Isacsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cardiovascular disease; diabetes; prevention; social factors; evaluation; social epidemiology; folkhälsovetenskap; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : This study addresses health policy and public health in the field of cardiovascular disease (CVD) on the local level in Sweden. The overall aim is to contribute to the assessment of structural and social conditions within public health by analysing participation processes and outcome patterns in a local health programme. READ MORE

  2. 2. Counted - and then? : trends in child mortality within an Ethiopian demographic surveillance site

    Author : Anders Emmelin; Stig Wall; Peter Byass; Tord Kjellström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; child mortality; developing countries; demographic surveillance; equity; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background Knowledge of the state of health of a population is necessary for planning for health services for that population. It is  a paradox that the health of populations is most commonly measured by mortality and cause of death patterns, but the absence of medical services available to a majority of the world population has made it unavoidable to equate “state of health” with “cause of death pattern”. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Mortality and survival from childhood to old age in rural Ethiopia

    Author : Mesganaw Fantahun; Ulf Högberg; Stig Wall; Peter Byass; Yemane Berhane; Thorkild Tylleskär; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mortality; survival; children; adults; elderly; cause of death; determinants; Ethiopia; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : This thesis examines ways of establishing cause of death, assessing trends in mortality, and identifying factors that affect mortality and survival among the different population groups in rural and semi-urban Ethiopia. These data are important for health care planning; however, such vital data are unavailable in many developing countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urban air quality and indicators of respiratory problems

    Author : Bertil Forsberg; Stig Wall; Nils Stjernberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; air pollution; respiratory symptoms; asthma; annoyance reactions; environmental epidemiology;

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