Search for dissertations about: "epidemiology register research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the words epidemiology register research.

  1. 1. Lone parenting, socioeconomic conditions and severe ill-health : longitudinal register-based studies

    Author : Gunilla Ringbäck Weitoft; Denny Vågerö; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; Single parent; single mother; single father; children; risk factor; socio-economic status; mortality; morbidity; injury; psychiatric disease; education; epidemiology; longitudinal; Folkhälsomedicin; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : The general aims of this dissertation are to analyse how family situation, and especially lone parenting, influence health and life chances in Sweden and the extent to which possible relations are influenced by socioeconomic circumstances and health selection. In two population-based cohort studies we analysed overall and cause-specific mortality (1991-95), and also severe morbidity (1991-94) from different causes among lone mothers in comparison with mothers with partners. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Swedish Maternal Health Care Register : Internal Validity, User Perspectives and Register Outcomes; and Experiences by Midwives in Antenatal Care

    Author : Kerstin Petersson; Ingrid Mogren; Margareta Persson; Marie Lindkvist; Helle Kieler; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Quality registers; medical records; validity; degree of coverage; antenatal care; pregnancy; prenatal diagnosis; uptake; work condition; guidelines; epidemiology; qualitative research; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : BackgroundEstablished in 1999, the Swedish Maternal Health Care Register (MHCR), collects data on pregnant women and their offspring. Since 2013, the MHCR has been a part of the Swedish Pregnancy Register (SPR). Data are entered manually into the MHCR by midwives in antenatal care (ANC). READ MORE

  3. 3. A Data-Rich World : Population‐based registers in healthcare research

    Author : Ann-Britt Wiréhn; John Carstensen; Carl Johan Östgren; Anneli Ivarsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic disease; demographic factors; healthcare costs; hospitalization; incidence; registers; primary healthcare; prevalence; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Advances and integration of information and communication technologies into healthcare systems offer new opportunities to improve public health worldwide. In Sweden, there are already unique possibilities for epidemiological research from registers because of a long tradition of centralized data collection into population-based registers and their allowance for linkage. READ MORE

  4. 4. Epidemiology of unintentional injuries in rural Vietnam

    Author : Hoang Minh Hang; Peter Byass; Ton That Bach; Ruth Bonita; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; unintentional injury; community-based; surveillance; Vietnam; Folkhälsomedicin; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : The main objective of this epidemiological study was to assess the incidence of unintentional non-fatal injuries, together with their determinants and consequences, in a defined Vietnamese population, thus providing a basis for future prevention. A one-year follow-up survey involved four quarterly cross-sectional household injury interviews during 2000. READ MORE

  5. 5. Society Inhaled. Social Epidemiology of COPD

    Author : Sten Axelsson Fisk; Socialepidemiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Social Epidemiology; Social Medicine; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD ; Intersectionality; Smoking : epidemiology; Social determinants of health;

    Abstract : Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a common disease that in its advanced stages is a life-limiting condition and a leading cause of death globally. This thesis aims at increasing the understanding of the socioeconomic disparities that exist both for COPD and its major risk factor, tobacco smoking. READ MORE