Search for dissertations about: "health status indicators"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 78 swedish dissertations containing the words health status indicators.

  1. 1. Cardiovascular risk indicators in adolescents the Umeå youth study

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Erik Bergström; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [1995]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiovascular risk factors; adolescents; serum lipids; serum insulin; serum ferritin; anthropometry; blood pressure; physical fitness; physical activity; diet; smoking; socio-economic status;

    Abstract : Atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (CVD), particularly coronary heart disease (CHD) and cerebrovascular disease, are today major causes of death in the industrialised parts of the world. There are evidence to suggest that the atherosclerotic process starts in childhood, implying that preventive measures should be implemented already in children and adolescents. READ MORE

  2. 2. The spread of HIV in Europe: Hidden epidemics and other barriers to universal access to prevention, treatment and care

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Jeffrey Lazarus; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; central Europe Europe; eastern; AIDS Antiretroviral therapy Delivery of health care Harm reduction Health policy Hepatitis B – prevention and control Hepatitis C – prevention and control HIV infections – prevention and control Midwifery Migrants and non-nationals Tuberculosis – prevention and control Asia;

    Abstract : Introduction An estimated 2.4 [1.8–3.2] million people in the WHO European Region now live with HIV, and none of the Region’s 53 countries have been spared. READ MORE

  3. 3. ICELANDIC NURSING HOME RESIDENTS: THEIR MORTALITY, HEALTH, FUNCTIONAL PROFILE, AND CARE QUALITY, USING THE MINIMUM DATA SET OVER TIME

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Ingibjörg Hjaltadottir; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; geriatric nursing; quality indicators; Minimum Data Set; nursing homes; health needs assessment; Older people;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate trends over time in residents’ health status, functional profile and predictors of mortality at admission to Icelandic nursing homes and in addition to determine upper and lower thresholds for Minimum Data Set (MDS) Quality Indicators, to investigate the prevalence of quality indicators over time and their association with the health status and functional profile of residents in Icelandic nursing homes. Studies I and II included 2,206 persons assessed over 11 years (1996-2006). READ MORE

  4. 4. Determinants of social inequalities in cardiovascular disease among Iranian patients

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Seyed Abbasi; Mittuniversitetet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Iran; Social inequalities; Cardiovascular disease; Coronary artery disease; Acute coronary syndrome; Socioeconomic status; In-hospital mortality; Urban rural residence;

    Abstract : Background and objectives: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the single largest cause of mortality in the world. Similar to other health issues, CVD is generally affected either by individual risk factors, which may influence the risk for developing an illness or its complications, or by social indicators (social determinants of health). READ MORE

  5. 5. Carotid atherosclerosis in relation to socioeconomic status and gender. With special reference to the mediating role of health-related behaviours and psychosocial stressors

    University dissertation from Maria Rosvall, Dep of Community Medicine, University Hospital Malmö, SE- 205 02 Malmö

    Author : Maria Rosvall; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; samhällsmedicin; Socialmedicin; Social medicine;

    Abstract : The declining trend in cardiovascular mortality rates seen since the mid-1970s in Western countries have been more pronounced for people in higher socioeconomic status (SES) groups. The fact that established risk factors, are limited in explaining the socioeconomic differences in cardiovascular disease (CVD) has opened new fields of research. READ MORE