Search for dissertations about: "risk factors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3981 swedish dissertations containing the words risk factors.

  1. 1. Ischemic heart disease in Kiruna : risk factors and sequelae

    Author : Torbjörn Messner; Kurt Svärdsudd; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ischemic heart disease; risk factors; alcohol; acetylsalicylic acid; lipids; fatty acids; diet; psychosocial risk factors; migration; smoking; mortality; diabetes mellitus; family history; heart failure;

    Abstract : Kiruna, a Swedish community situated 300 km north of the Arctic Circle, has a very high mortality in ischemic heart disease (IHD). Acase-control study was undertaken to find out if the risk factors for IHD or their impact differed from those in other populations. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Longitudinal Study of Asthma : Risk Factors and Prognosis

    Author : Monica Uddenfeldt; Anna Rask-Andersen; Christer Janson; Dan Norbäck; Kjell Larsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : asthma epidemiology; longitudinal studies; obstructive airway symptoms; risk factors; BMI; diet; smoking; allergic sensitization; atopy; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to identify risk factors for the onset of adult asthma. Other objectives were to study determinants of smoking habits and the association between sensitization and outcome of asthma. In 1990, a questionnaire was distributed to 12,732 individuals from three age groups (16, 30-39 and 60-69 years) in two counties of Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mental ill-health in childbearing women : Markers and risk factors

    Author : Anne-Marie Wangel; Institutionen för vårdvetenskap (VV); []
    Keywords : markers; mental ill-health; pregnancy; psychiatric inpatient care; risk factors;

    Abstract : The awareness of mental health problems in women of reproductive age has increased worldwide in the recent decades. Much research has focused on symptoms of depression in women and the risk of postpartum depression, as a factor of attachment problems and adverse health effects on the newborn and growing child. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Credit Risk

    Author : Caren Guo Nielsen; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Asset pricing; equity returns; size effect; value effect; momentum effect; credit risk effect; credit default swap; banks; asset risk; credit risk; portfolio choice; risk-based capital regulation; bank bailouts; moral hazard; distress risk; capital injections; TARP; CPP; market discipline; financial crisis;

    Abstract : This dissertation covers the issues related to credit risk that stem from the recent financial crisis and that are concerned by investors, financial intermediaries, and governments. The results of the research have important implications for asset managers, such as using the information from the credit risk market to rebalance stock portfolios, and for policy makers in regulating or bailing out banks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk and survival for colorectal cancer in northern Sweden : sociodemographic factors and surveillance programs

    Author : Olle Sjöström; Beatrice S. Melin; Lars H Lindholm; Richard Palmqvist; Johannes Blom; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Colorectal cancer; Risk factors; Cancer epidemiology; Endoscopy general; Health economy; Cancer prevention; Hereditary colorectal; Surveillance colonoscopy; Cancer Epidemiology; cancerepidemiologi; Genetics; genetik; Surgery; kirurgi; Oncology; onkologi;

    Abstract : BackgroundColorectal cancer (CRC) – i.e., cancer in the colon or rectum – is one of the most common cancers both globally and in Sweden. The risk for CRC is mainly related to age, heredity, and life-style risk factors. READ MORE