Search for dissertations about: "quasi-experimental design"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 swedish dissertations containing the words quasi-experimental design.

  1. 1. Phonemic awareness and learning to read : a longitudinal and quasi-experimental study

    Author : Åke Olofsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Phonemic Awareness; Phonemic Awareness Training; Reading Acquisition; Causal Modeling; Reading Readiness; Metaphonology;

    Abstract : Phonemic awareness is the ability to attend to the formal, phonetic or phonemic, aspects of spoken language. Skill in analysis of speech sounds and synthesis of phonetic segments into real words has often been found to correlate with success in reading acquisition. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mental health after migration to Sweden : The role of the social determinants of health

    Author : Helena Honkaniemi; Mikael Rostila; Sol Pía Juárez; Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi; Seeromanie Harding; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; mental health; migration; integration; social welfare policy; social determinants of health; survey data; register data; observational design; quasi-experimental design; systematic review; Public Health Sciences; folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Migrants often experience worse mental health after migration than natives in Sweden. Using survey, register and peer-reviewed published data, the five studies of this thesis explored the mental health variation of different migrant groups settled in Sweden, including by the timing of migration, level of integration and region of origin. READ MORE

  3. 3. Improving Health-seeking Behavior and Care among Sexual Violence Survivors in Rural Tanzania

    Author : Muzdalifat Abeid; Pia Axemo; Astrid Blystad; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : healthcare worker; community; sexual violence; rape; intervention; quasi-experimental; qualitative; rural; Tanzania; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to assess the effects of providing community education and training to healthcare workers to improve community response, healthcare and support for rape survivors in the Kilombero district of Tanzania. The overall design of the project was to begin with an exploratory study (Paper I) to establish the community’s perceptions towards sexual violence and their perceived recommendations to address this issue. READ MORE

  4. 4. Peer mentoring - A complementary support to persons after an acute myocardial infarction

    Author : Lena Junehag; Marianne Svedlund; Kenneth Asplund; Eva Brink; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : Illness perception; Intervention; Longitudinal; Quality of life; Quasi-experimental; Recovery; Rural; Social support; Intervention; Kvasi-experimentell; Glesbygd; Livskvalitet; Longitudinell; Sjukdomsuppfattning; Social support; Återhämtning;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis was to investigate the experience of having an acute myocardial infarction in newly afflicted persons living in sparsely populated counties, and whether an intervention with peer mentors would provide support by affecting the perception of illness, health related quality of life and everyday life. The aim was also to describe the support of peer mentors from their perspective and what the mentoring meant to them. READ MORE

  5. 5. Estimating the Effects of Nuclear Power Facilities on Local Income Levels : "A Quasi-Experimental Approach" and "How Much Should We Trust Regression-Kink-Design Estimates?"

    Author : Ando Michihito; Matz Dahlberg; Che-Yuan Liang; Jon Fiva; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

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