Search for dissertations about: "epidemiologi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 795 swedish dissertations containing the word epidemiologi.

  1. 1. Striving against adversity. the dynamics of migration, health and poverty in rural South Africa

    University dissertation from Umeå : Epidemiologi och folkhälsovetenskap

    Author : Mark A Collinson; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; migration; temporary migration; permanent migration; refugee settlement; socioeconomic status; HIV transmission; adult mortality; child mortaality; returning to die; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract :  Background: The study is based in post-apartheid South Africa and looks at the health and well being of households in the rural northeast. Temporary migration remains important in South Africa because it functions as a mainstay for income and even survival of rural communities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improving quality of perinatal care through clinical audit a study from a tertiary hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Hussein L Kidanto; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Perinatal mortality; perinatal audit; avoidable factors; anaemia in pregnancy; eclampsia; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Perinatal audit has been tested and proved an important tool for reduction of perinatal mortality and assessment of quality of perinatal care. At Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH), a tertiary hospital in Dar es salaam, Tanzania we performed a retrospective cross-sectional study using data from an obstetrics database to classify all perinatal deaths during 1999-2003. READ MORE

  3. 3. Smokeless Tobacco (Snus) and Cardiovascular Disease Associations with Heart Failure and Prognosis after Myocardial Infarction

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gabriel Arefalk; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Snus; smokeless tobacco; nicotine; cardiovascular disease; heart failure; myocardial infarction; mortality; prognosis; epidemiology; Epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Previous investigations of snus use (oral moist snuff, a Swedish form of smokeless tobacco) and cardiovascular disease have generally focused on atherosclerotic events such as myocardial infarction and stroke, likely because smoking is such a well-established risk factor for atherosclerotic disease. Smokeless administration of tobacco circumvents most of the atherogenic effects of the combusted products from smoked tobacco, but it is possible that the potent autonomic and hemodynamic effects of snus and nicotine per se are detrimental for cardiovascular tissues. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [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 : Popular Abstract in Swedish Syftet med avhandlingen är att kritiskt undersöka hur högt fettintag hänger samman med övriga kostvanor, livsstilsvanor och socioekonomisk status och om högt fettintag påverkar risken att insjukna i postmenopausal bröstcancer. Intag av fett och sambandet med hälsa är ett kontroversiellt område. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Inger Brännström; Umeå universitet.; [1993]
    Keywords : 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