Search for dissertations about: "population survey"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 499 swedish dissertations containing the words population survey.

  1. 1. Gotta survey somebody : Methodological challenges in population studies of older people

    Author : Susanne Kelfve; Carin Lennartsson; Mats Thorslund; Mark D Hayward; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Population studies; Older people; Representativeness; Survey design; Non-response; Sample selection; Selective attrition; Social inequality; Health outcomes; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Conducting representative surveys of older people is challenging. This thesis aims to analyze a) the characteristics of individuals at risk of being underrepresented in surveys of older people, b) the systematic errors likely to occur as a result of these selections, and c) whether these systematic errors can be minimized by weighting adjustments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Studies on Vitamin B12 and Folate Deficiency Markers in the Elderly : A Population-based Study

    Author : Karin Björkegren; Kurt Svärdsudd; Åke Schwan; Herman Nilsson-Ehle; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; Cobalamin; folate; MMA; tHcy; multivitamin; symptoms; survey; treatment trial; Medicin; Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; Family Medicine; Allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : The aims of this study were to document the levels of cobalamin, folate, methylmalonic acid (MMA) and total homocysteine (tHcy) in serum and their relations to symptoms, clinical findings, and other factors in order to improve the possibilities of detecting early deficiency of vitamin B12 or folate, and to study the effects of cobalamin and folic acid treatment over a three-year period. The study population consisted of a 20% random sample of persons 70 years or older living in Älvkarleby in mid-Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. The language survey of Sudan : the first phase: a questionnaire survey in schools

    Author : Björn H. Jernudd; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES;

    Abstract : This is a report on a sociolinguistic survey of pupils in selected junior secondary schools and some primary schools in Northern Sudan, and in Malakal and Adong in Southern Sudan, conducted in 1972. This survey began the Language Survey of Sudan, which is a continuing project of the Institute of African and Asian Studies, Khartoum. READ MORE

  4. 4. Interventions for urinary incontinence in women : survey and effects on population and patient level

    Author : Karin Franzén; Kerstin Nilsson; Jan-Erik Johansson; Ian Milsom; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Urinary incontinence; female; general living conditions; self-management; electrical stimulation; quality of life questionnaire; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Surgery; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Urinary Incontinence is a common health problem that can cause both severe medical and social problems, resulting in negative impact on different aspects of Quality of Life. In 2000, the Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment (SBU) published a systematic review, “Treatment of Urinary Incontinence” where multiple knowledge gaps in the field of UI, all of considerable clinical importance, were pointed out. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality among Swedish farmers and non-farmers : A population-based study

    Author : Eva-Lena Stiernström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Farmer; morbidity; mortality; cardiovascular; lifestyle; sense of coherence. psychosocial; epidemiology; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : All over the world morbidity and mortality rates are unevenly distributed in the populations. From official statistics it has been shown that farmers are more healthy and live longer than the rest of the occupationally active population. It has been shown that this is not due to a healthy workereffect, at least not in Sweden. READ MORE