Search for dissertations about: "Time trends"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 608 swedish dissertations containing the words Time trends.

  1. 1. Epidemiology of dementia - with particular focus on time trends and methodology

    Author : Hanna Wetterberg; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dementia; epidemiology; selection bias; mortality; time trends; Epidemiology; Selection bias; Mortality; Time trends;

    Abstract : Dementia is a clinical syndrome characterised by deterioration in cognitive functions, which causes personal suffering and societal challenges. Studies investigating the incidence, prevalence, and mortality of dementia are needed for the understanding of the societal and economic burden of the disease. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adolescent mental health : time trends and validity of self-report measures

    Author : Ida Blomqvist; Eva Henje; Inga Dennhag; Anne Hammarström; Lotte Haverman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescent; classical test theory; computer adaptive testing; cross-sectional; differential item functioning; graded response model; item banks; item response theory; measurement invariance; mental health; Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System; Reynolds Adolescent Depression Scale second edition; self-report measures; time trends; barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; Child and Youth Psychiatry;

    Abstract : Background: Studies of time trends of adolescent self-reported mental health suggest an increase of mental health symptoms globally. Unfortunately, several studies within the field have methodological problems, such as short time-period between measurements and different mental health measures over time. READ MORE

  3. 3. End stage renal disease in type 1 diabetes : time trends and risk factors

    Author : Cecilia Toppe; Anna Möllsten; Gisela Dahlquist; Torild Skrivarhaug; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; End stage renal disease; renal replacement therapy; type 1 diabetes; diabetes nephropathy; socioeconomy and epidemiology; epidemiologi; Epidemiology; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : Background and aims: Sweden has a high incidence of type 1 diabetes (T1D) and the incidence is increasing worldwide. The incidence is now twice as high as when the registration of childhood onset T1D in Sweden started in 1977. One of the major risk factors for developing late complications such as renal failure (ESRD) is duration of T1D. READ MORE

  4. 4. Treatment of cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes : time trends and clinical practice

    Author : Eva Fhärm; Olov Rolandsson; Eva Johansson; Lars Weinehall; Carl-Johan Östgren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : diabetes mellitus; cardiovascular disease; effectiveness; epidemiology; guideline adherence; primary health care; risk factor;

    Abstract : Objectives Patients with type 2 diabetes are at much greater risk of developing cardiovascular diseases (CVD), including coronary heart disease (CHD), compared to non-diabetics. The lowering of glucose, blood pressure, and plasma lipid levels has been shown to reduce CHD risk, and treatment goals for these risk factors are now part of clinical practice guidelines. READ MORE

  5. 5. Temporal and spatial trends of organohalogens in guillemot (Uria aalge) from North Western Europe

    Author : Hrönn Jörundsdóttir; Åke Bergman; Derek Muir; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Arctic; environmental; monitoring; pollution; time trends; spatial trends; Environmental chemistry; Miljökemi; Environmental Chemistry; miljökemi;

    Abstract : The Arctic and sub-Arctic region of the North Atlantic is a remote area, also in relations to environmental contaminants, such as POPs, BFRs and last but not least, PFCs. Both the BFRs and PFCs are considered emerging pollutants of significant environmental concern. READ MORE