Search for dissertations about: "prevalence trends"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 93 swedish dissertations containing the words prevalence trends.

  1. 1. Trends of HIV infection in the Kagera region of Tanzania 1987-2000

    Author : Gideon Kwesigabo; Anita Sandström; Japhet Killewo; Knut Fylkesnes; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV infection; prevalence trends; incidence trends; declining trends; ANC sentinel surveillance; Kagera; Tanzania;

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  2. 2. Hip Fracture Incidence and Prevalence of Osteoporosis in Sweden in Recent Decades

    Author : Björn Rosengren; Ortopedi - klinisk och molekylär osteoporosforskning; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; APC-model; epidemiology; Hip fracture; osteoporosis; trends; risk factors;

    Abstract : An increase in hip fracture incidence during the recent half-century has been reported worldwide and has been predicted to continue. Recent publications, however, have reported stable or even decreasing hip fracture incidence. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Longitudinal Study of Diabetes Mellitus : With Special Reference to Incidence and Prevalence, and to Determinants of Macrovascular Complications and Mortality

    Author : Stefan P.O. Jansson; Dan K.G. Andersson; Kurt Svärdsudd; Mats Eliasson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Diabetes mellitus; clinical epidemiology; longitudinal study; prevalence; incidence; mortality; macrovascular complications; pharmacological diabetes treatment; hypertension treatment; screening; Allmänmedicin; Family Medicine;

    Abstract : Objectives. To investigate diabetes prevalence, incidence, mortality trends, the effects of hyperglycaemia and blood pressure, diabetes and hypertension treatment, and the effect of screening detection on total and cardiovascular disease (CVD), myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke incidence.Study population and methods. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stroke epidemiology in Southern Sweden. Trends in incidence and survival across two decades with projections into the future

    Author : Björn Hallström; Lund Neurologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; neuropsykologi; neurofysiologi; hospitalization; Neurology; neuropsychology; neurophysiology; Neurologi; trends; survival; incidence; stroke; epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: Stroke is a major cause of death and disability. Investigations of the epidemiological trends for stroke might result in better understanding of stroke pathogenesis and prevention. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lung function and prevalence trends in asthma and COPD

    Author : Helena Backman; Eva Rönmark; Bo Lundbäck; Linnea Hedman; Sven-Arne Jansson; Arnulf Langhammer; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; reference values; spirometry; risk factors; respiratory symptoms;

    Abstract : Background: Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are common obstructive airway diseases with a substantial burden in terms of morbidity, mortality and costs. Smoking is the single most important risk factor for COPD, and is associated with incident asthma. READ MORE