Search for dissertations about: "population-based sample"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 215 swedish dissertations containing the words population-based sample.

  1. 1. Subjective Well-being in an Adult Swedish Population : Findings from a Population-based Study

    Author : Anna Hansson; Pernilla Hillerås; Yvonne Forsell; Berit Lundman; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Subjective well-being; Depression; Life circumstances; Follow-up; Population-based; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Subjective well-being; depression; life circumstances; follow-up; population-based;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis examines various factors associated with subjective well-being (SWB) in an adult Swedish population, aged 20-64 years, using cross-sectional and longitudinal data. The thesis includes four studies based on the PART study, a current population-based study on mental health, work, and relations in Stockholm County, Sweden. 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 : 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 influence of social relationships and leisure activity on adult cognitive functioning and risk of dementia : Longitudinal population-based studies

    Author : Daniel Eriksson Sörman; Michael Rönnlund; Anna Sundström; Lars-Göran Nilsson; Martin Lövdén; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cognitive functioning; cognition; memory; dementia; Alzheimer’s disease; cognitive reserve; reverse causality; old age; middle age; leisure activity; social relationships; social network; longitudinal; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Today, as we live longer, dementia diseases are becoming more prevalent around the world. Thus, further knowledge of how to maintain levels of cognitive functioning in old age and how to identify factors that postpone the onset of dementia are of acute interest. Lifestyle patterns and social life are important aspects to consider in this regard. READ MORE

  4. 4. Urinary incontinence and genital prolapse : A prospective population-based study

    Author : Eva Samuelsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; female urinary incontinence; genital prolapse; prevalence; incidence; remission; determinants; well-being; wish for treatment; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : The aims of this study were to investigate the prevalence and possible determinants of urinary incontinence and genital prolapse and the natural course of urinary incontinence and its effect on well-being in a population-based sample of women aged 20 to 59 years. 491(77%) women participated in the baseline examination of a gynaecological health survey and 382 participated in a 5-year follow-up. READ MORE

  5. 5. Epidemiological and Spatial Association between Arsenic Exposure via Drinking Water and Morbidity and Mortality : Population based studies in rural Bangladesh

    Author : Nazmul Sohel; Lars Åke Persson; Marie Vahter; Pavlos Kanaroglou; Gunnar Nordberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Arsenic; tube-well; skin lesion; adult mortality; foetal loss; infant death; cohort; spatial model; Bangladesh; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to evaluate the risk for increased morbidity and mortality due to long-term arsenic exposure via drinking water by use of epidemiological and spatial approaches in studies performed in Matlab, Bangladesh. A total of 166,934 individuals aged 4 years and above were screened for skin lesions in 2002-2003. READ MORE