Search for dissertations about: "matched case-control"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 163 swedish dissertations containing the words matched case-control.

  1. 1. Efficient design and analysis of extended case-control studies

    Author : Bénédicte Delcoigne; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The nested case-control design is widely used in epidemiology for its efficiency, as it combines the advantages of both cohort and case-control designs. This design is an extension of the matched case-control design, where the matching variable is the time of occurrence of the outcome. READ MORE

  2. 2. Suicide in Severe Depression: A Longitudinal Case-Control Study

    Author : Louise Brådvik; Lund Psykiatri; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sex differences; Antidepressants; ECT; Suicidal behaviour; Risk factors; Mortality; Depression.; Psychiatry; clinical psychology; psychosomatics; Psykiatri; klinisk psykologi; psykosomatik;

    Abstract : Suicide in Severe Depression. A Longitudinal Case-Control Study. The present thesis is based on a case-control study of suicide victims with a severe depression/ melancholia. READ MORE

  3. 3. Maternal Mortality Then, Now, and Tomorrow : The Experience of Tigray Region, Northern Ethiopia

    Author : Hagos Godefay Debeb; John Kinsman; Peter Byass; Afework Mulugeta; Wendy Graham; Bernt Lindtjoern; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Maternal mortality; intervention; ambulance; family folder; case-control; cross-sectional survey; verbal autopsy; Tigray; Ethiopia; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : AbstractBackground: Maternal mortality is one of the most sensitive indicators of the health disparities between poorer and richer nations. It is also one of the most difficult health outcomes to measure reliably. In many settings, major challenges remain in terms of both measuring and reducing maternal mortality effectively. READ MORE

  4. 4. Young people's contact with healthcare before and after suicidal behaviour

    Author : Hans Idenfors; Ellinor Salander Renberg; Gunnar Kullgren; Lotta Strömsten; Øivind Ekeberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Young people; Self-harm; Interview study; Help-seeking; Treatment experiences; Case-control; Register study; Somatic disorders; Suicide risk; psykiatri; Psychiatry;

    Abstract : BackgroundSelf-harm is a major and growing public health issue among young people worldwide. Self-harm is an important risk factor for suicide, which is one of the leading causes of death for young people. Although suicide rates are declining overall, this trend is not seen in young people. READ MORE

  5. 5. Causal inference and case-control studies with applications related to childhood diabetes

    Author : Emma Persson; Ingeborg Waernbaum; Xavier de Luna; Gisela Dahlquist; Stijn Vansteelandt; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; covariate selection; design-weighted estimation; marginal effect; matching; register study; treatment effect; type 1 diabetes mellitus; Statistics; statistik;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the research area of causal inference, where estimation of the effect of a treatment on an outcome of interest is the main objective. Some aspects of the estimation of average causal effects in observational studies in general, and case-control studies in particular, are explored. READ MORE