Search for dissertations about: "underreporting"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the word underreporting.

  1. 1. Exploring Road Safety Deficiencies in Malaysia

    University dissertation from Department of Technology and Society, Lund University

    Author : Noor Azreena Binti Kamaluddin; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019-08-19]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; road traffic safety; crashes; underreporting; Self-reporting; probability conflict model; Motorcyclists; Malaysia;

    Abstract : The escalating number of road traffic crashes in Malaysia poses a critical concern. The underreporting of these crashes has been identified as a significant problem that obstructs the effectiveness and efficiency of road safety work. READ MORE

  2. 2. Diet and Metabolic Risk Factors in Immigrant Women from the Middle East and Swedish-Born Women A Cross-Sectional Study of Women from Iran, Turkey and Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Achraf Daryani; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Caring sciences; cardiovascular factors; metabolic risk factors; immigrants; Iranian; Turkish; Swedish; Middle East; dietary intake; underreporting; dietary fat; fat sources; antioxidant intake; oxidative stress; inflammation; C-reactive protein; isoprostanes; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The increasing number of immigrants in Sweden during the past decades has brought the health of different ethnic groups into focus. Many groups of immigrants in Sweden have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and coronary heart disease (CHD) than a Swedish reference group. READ MORE

  3. 3. Maternal Mortality in Sweden Classification, Country of Birth, and Quality of Care

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Annika Esscher; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; underreporting; foreign-born; immigrants; low-income countries; suboptimal care; audit; suicide; reproductive age; maternal death; maternal care; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : After decades of decrease, maternal mortality rates have shown a slight increase in Europe. Immigrants, especially Africans, have shown to be at higher risk than native women. This could not be explained solely by well-known obstetric and socio-economic risk factors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dietary fat as an exposure in epidemiological studies. Observations in the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort

    University dissertation from Irene Mattisson, University Hospital MAS, entrance 59, SE-20502 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Iréne Mattisson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Absolute fat; cohort study; confounders; energy-adjustment; fibre; food groups; plant food; prospective study; relative fat; underreporting; Public health; Näringslära; epidemiology; breast cancer; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Nutrition;

    Abstract : The aim was to explore the inherent meaning of total fat and to examine the associations between relative fat intake and postmenopausal breast cancer. Furthermore, the impacts of the alterations in dietary assessment routines are discussed. This thesis uses data from the Malmö Diet and Cancer study, a prospective cohort study. READ MORE

  5. 5. Acute pesticide poisonings in Nicaragua : Underreporting, incidence and determinants

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

    Author : Marianela Corriols Molina; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pesticide poisonings; surveillance system; underreport; incidence; economic costs; determinants; integrated pest management;

    Abstract : Background: Acute pesticide poisonings (APP) are a public health problem in Nicaragua. The quality and coverage of APP´s register, the real incidence of APP, the main determinants, the economic cost of treating cases and the effectiveness of educational intervention are not well known. READ MORE