Search for dissertations about: "confounders"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 141 swedish dissertations containing the word confounders.

  1. 1. Maternal smoking and congenital malformations

    University dissertation from Tornblad Institute, Biskopsgatan 7, S-223 65 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Karin Källén; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; teratologi; Utvecklingsbiologi; embryology human ; ontogeny; Epidemiology; smoking; malformation; pregnancy; registry; confounders; teratology; Development biology; embryologi människa ;

    Abstract : About two percent of Swedish newborn infants are born with a significant congenital malformations which is reported to the Swedish Registry of Congenital Malformations (RCM), and/or the Swedish Medical Birth Registry (MBR). In spite of persistent public health recommendations, about 16% of the Swedish pregnant women are smoking during pregnancy (1996). READ MORE

  2. 2. Philosophical Issues in Medical Intervention Research

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Kungliga Tekniska högskolan

    Author : Jesper Jerkert; KTH.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; scientific method; study design; methodology; alternative medicine; medical research; individualized treatments; eligibility; confounders; evidence; evidence-based medicine; mechanistic reasoning; hierarchy of evidence; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of an introduction and two papers. In the introduction a brief historical survey of empirical investigations into the effectiveness of medicinal interventions is given. Also, the main ideas of the EBM (evidence-based medicine) movement are presented. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dietary fat as an exposure in epidemiological studies. Observations in the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort

    University dissertation from Irene Mattisson, University Hospital MAS, entrance 59, SE-20502 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Iréne Mattisson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Absolute fat; cohort study; confounders; energy-adjustment; fibre; food groups; plant food; prospective study; relative fat; underreporting; Public health; Näringslära; epidemiology; breast cancer; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Nutrition;

    Abstract : The aim was to explore the inherent meaning of total fat and to examine the associations between relative fat intake and postmenopausal breast cancer. Furthermore, the impacts of the alterations in dietary assessment routines are discussed. This thesis uses data from the Malmö Diet and Cancer study, a prospective cohort study. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Lumbar puncture in psychiatric research : on the impact of confounding factors on monoamine compounds in cerebrospinal fluid

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Thomas Eklundh; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cerebrospinal fluid; lumbar puncture; monoamine compounds; confounding factors; atmospheric pressure; pathological gambling;

    Abstract : Lumbar puncture has for many years been a tool for investigations of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in man. The method has been in use since 1891 and is common in neurology, and other medical specialities. READ MORE