Search for dissertations about: "attributable fraction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words attributable fraction.

  1. 1. Method developments for the attributable fraction in causal inference

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Author : Elisabeth Dahlqwist; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : In public health and policy making, understanding the overall impact of an intervention is of essential importance. A way to quantify the disease burden due to some risk factor is by the attributable fraction (AF). READ MORE

  2. 2. SMOKING AND SMOKING CESSATION IN A HEALTH EQUITY PERSPECTIVE IN SWEDEN – AN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDY IN THE ADULT POPULATION

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Kontie Moussa; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Environmental tobacco smoke; Immigrant women; Smoking trends; Smoking and pregnancy; Inequalities in health; Attributable fraction; Educational inequality; Workplace exposure; Passive smoking; Smoking epidemic; Socioeconomic status; Sweden.;

    Abstract : The widening inequalities in smoking are one of the growing public health challenges in western countries, where smoking and smoking cessation patterns are unequally distributed among the populations. Inequalities in smoking and smoking cessation are closely associated with factors such as socioeconomic status, psychosocial and cultural factors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Case-control studies on risk factors for myeloid leukemias and myelodysplastic syndromes

    University dissertation from Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Jonas Björk; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiologic methods; bias epidemiology ; attributable fraction; smoking; hobbies; occupational exposure; chromosome aberrations; epidemiology; cytogenetic; Occupational health; industrial medicine; Yrkesmedicin; arbetsmiljömedicin;

    Abstract : Case-control studies comprising telephone interviews for 333 cases of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), 226 cases of Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia (Ph+ CML), 330 cases of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and matched controls were conducted. Information had to be obtained from next-of-kin much more often for cases (85%) than for controls (18%). READ MORE

  4. 4. Hairdressers - hand eczema, hair dyes and hand protection

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine

    Author : Marie-Louise Lind; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hand eczema incidence; hairdresser; atopy; attributable fraction; skill exposure; permanent hair lye; aromatic amines hand rinse sampling; sampling efficiency; skin; occupational dermal exposure; protective glove; permeability hair dye compound;

    Abstract : Hand eczema is a well-known problem in occupations that involve largely manual work, in combination with long periods of wet exposure and skin contact with chemicals. Hairdressing involves dermal exposure to a number of skin damaging substances. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lung cancer in males an epidemiological study in northern Sweden with special regard to smoking and occupation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Lena Damber; Umeå universitet.; [1986]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; case-control study; epidemiology; lung cancer; occupational risk; factors; smoking; radon; cell types; validity;

    Abstract : In a case-control study comprising 589 cases of male lung cancer in northern Sweden longitudinal data concerning occupations, employments and smoking habits were collected by questionnaires.Pipe smoking was as common as cigarette smoking and gave very similar relative risk. READ MORE