Search for dissertations about: "underweight"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 swedish dissertations containing the word underweight.

  1. 1. Social determinants of leisure time physical activity, body mass index, and acute myocardial infarction

    Author : Sadiq Mohammad Ali; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Public health; acute myocardial infarction; obesity; overweight; underweight; leisure time physical activity; health locus of control; social capital; Socioeconomic status; psychosocial work conditions;

    Abstract : There are substantial socioeconomic differences in cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in most western countries. Socioeconomic differences in cardiovascular risk factors (obesity/overweight, tobacco smoking, leisure time physical activity, dietary habits) are correspondingly large. READ MORE

  2. 2. Malnutrition and obesity among older adults, assessed by Mini Nutritional Assessment and the body mass index, respectively : prevalence and associations with mortality and urinary tract infection

    Author : Maria Burman; Birgitta Olofsson; Yngve Gustafson; Peter Nordström; Tommy Cederholm; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Malnutrition; obesity; underweight; Mini Nutritional Assessment; Body Mass Index; older adults; very old; community dwelling; residential care facilities; mortality; urinary tract infection; Geriatrics; geriatrik; Nutrition; näringslära;

    Abstract : INTRODUCTION: Malnutrition and obesity are health concerns among older (aged ≥ 65 years) adults, but the combination of them have not been studied thoroughly nor have they been thoroughly investigated in very old (aged ≥ 85 years) adults. The aims of this thesis were to investigate the prevalence, trends in prevalence and associations with mortality of malnutrition and obesity, assessed by Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) and the body mass index (BMI), respectively, and to examine the combined effects of these conditions on mortality. READ MORE

  3. 3. Disability pension. Epidemiological and financial aspects

    Author : Nils-Ove Månsson; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; socioeconomic status; screening; risk factor; participation; occupation; obesity; health screening; financial costs; early retirement; disability pension; diagnoses; Alcohol; body mass index; teetotalism; underweight; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin;

    Abstract : During the last decades, the incidence of disability pension in Sweden has increased continuously and it peaked in 1993 at approximately 62,000 new pensions. Early retirement due to occupational disability often constitutes a problem for the society as well as for the individual. READ MORE

  4. 4. Body Composition and Energy Expenditure in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Author : Frode Slinde; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
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    Abstract : The prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is increasing in Sweden as well as worldwide. The main cause of the disease is cigarette smoking. Almost 50 % of all COPD patients become underweight. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nutritional Depletion in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) : Effect on Morbidity, Mortality and Physical Capacity

    Author : Runa Hallin; Christer Janson; Frode Slinde; Magnus Sköld; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; nutrition; pulmonary rehabilitation; physical capasity; systemic inflammation; Lung diseases; Lungsjukdomar;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this work was to examine the effects of depleted nutritional status on some aspects of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).Morbidity. In paper І, we found that energy intake was lower than the calculated energy demand for all patients. READ MORE