Search for dissertations about: "mortality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2316 swedish dissertations containing the word mortality.

  1. 1. Mortality in transitional Vietnam

    Author : Dao Lan Huong; Peter Byass; Urban Janlert; Van Do Duc; Hans Rosling; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cause of death; verbal autopsy; mortality; rural Vietnam; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Understanding mortality patterns is an essential pre-requisite for guiding public health action and for supporting development of evidence-based policy. However, such information is not sufficiently available in Vietnam. READ MORE

  2. 2. Economic development and injury mortality Studies in global trends from a health transition perspective

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för samhälls- och livsvetenskaper

    Author : Syed Moniruzzaman; Ragnar Andersson; Karin Melinder; Hans Rosling; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; injury; suicide; economic development; health transition; demographic transition; homicide; road traffic injury; fall injury; mortality; GDP per capita; GNP per capita; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Globally, injury is a major public health problem. The extent of the problem varies considerably by demographic subgroups, regions and national income. READ MORE

  3. 3. Capturing health in the elderly population Complex health problems, mortality, and allocation of home-help services

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för socialt arbete - Socialhögskolan

    Author : Bettina Meinow; Mats Thorslund; Marti G Parker; Ingemar Kåreholt; Björn Halleröd; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; oldest old; health trends; complex health problems; frailty morbidity; mortality; mortality trends; follow-up time; home-help services; predictors; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates health trends among very old people and the allocation of public home-help services. A further aim is to examine methodological issues in mortality analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Public Health Programmes, Healthcare and Child Health

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Daniel Knutsson; Per Pettersson-Lidbom; Mårten Palme; Sonia Bhalotra; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public Health; Mortality; Infant Mortality; Piped Water; Well-visits; Crowding; Delivery Care; Sulfa; Information; Clean Water; Neonatal Mortality; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained chapters.Modern Medicine, Public Policy and Infant Health: Evidence from a Preventive Health Programme in Sweden. This paper explores a universal preventive health programme targeting infants that coincided in time with the introduction and availability of an early antibiotic, sulfa. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cathepsin S as a Biomarker of Low-grade Inflammation, Insulin Resistance, and Cardiometabolic Disease Risk

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Elisabeth Jobs; Johan Ärnlöv; Erik Ingelsson; Ulf Risérus; Göran Bergström; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiology; cathepsin S; inflammation; insulin resistance; diabetes; mortality; cardiovascular mortality; cancer mortality; healthy Nordic diet.;

    Abstract : Cathepsin S is a protease important in major histocompatibility complex (MHC)class II antigen presentation and also in degrading the extracellular matrix. Studies, most of them experimental, have shown that cathepsin S is involved in different pathological conditions such as obesity, inflammation, atherosclerosis, diabetes, and cancer. READ MORE