Search for dissertations about: "secular trend"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words secular trend.

  1. 1. Epidemiological aspects of the menopause

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Kerstin Rödström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Population study; menopause; epidemiology; hot flushes; hormone replacement therapy; secular trend; reproducibility;

    Abstract : During the time in a woman's life when menopause occurs, other changes, unrelated to the cessation of menstruation occur. Despite a large number of epidemiological studies, there is still conflicting information concerning the direct effects of the menopause as opposed to effects of aging per se and related psychosocial changes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Incidence trends and environmental determinants of type 1 diabetes in Lithuania and Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Auste Pundziute-Lyckå; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pediatrics; type 1 diabetes mellitus; epidemiology; childhood; incidence; secular trend; case-control study; risk factors; infections; energy; weight; Pediatrik; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Paediatric medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Pediatrisk medicin; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : Variation of diabetes incidence over time in countries with different incidence levels and socio-economic conditions, and in an age span beyond the childhood years, may give clues for diabetes causes.Materials: Data from prospective type 1 diabetes registers in Sweden and Lithuania in children (0-14 years) and young adults (15-34 and 15-39 years, respectively). READ MORE

  3. 3. Physical activity and fitness among adolescents [sic] in Sweden with a 20-year trend perspective

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Laboratory Medicine

    Author : Maria Westerståhl; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Exercise; physical activity; sports; fitness; physical capacity; body weight; overweight; leisure-time; attitude; socio-economic; physical education; teenager; student; gender; time trend;

    Abstract : To prevent chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and type-2 diabetes, it is important to avoid body fatness, to remain physically active and to maintain aerobic fitness. It is also important to maintain a certain level of muscular strength to be able to perform everyday tasks in adolescence and adulthood. READ MORE

  4. 4. Growth in Sweden : Surveillance of growth patterns and epidemiological monitoring of secular changes in height and weight among children and adolescents

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Bo Werner; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescents; birthweight; body mass index; children; epidemiological monitoring; final height; growth; head circumference; height; infants; length; longitudinal study; national study; overweight; obesity; Sweden; secular change; schoolchildren; time trend; weight; weight loss;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the growth patterns of infants, children and adolescents in all of Sweden and the secular change for height and weight for schoolchildren. This thesis is based on the study of two cohorts: First, schoolchildren born 1973 from age 7 y to 18 y, and second children born in 1981 from birth to age 19 y. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hip fractures : a European perspective

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Lars Elffors; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Compression of morbidity; Dementia; Epidemiology; Europe; Falls; Frailness; Gompertz; Hip fractures; Osteoporosis; Prevention; Resource allocation; Risk factors; Secular trends;

    Abstract : In 1986 the first prospectively designed multinational survey on incidence of and risk factors for hip fracture utilising a standardised design was initialised. The MEDOS study (Mediterranean osteoporosis) covered 14 centres in six Mediterranean countries, with a population of 3 million individuals aged fifty years or older. READ MORE