Sökning: "injury epidemiology"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 114 avhandlingar innehållade orden injury epidemiology.
Sammanfattning : The purpose of this study on hand injury from powered wood splitters was to describe injury epidemiology and anatomy, to rate injury severity, to evaluate the outcome after injury and to describe factors of possible importance for the occurrence of injury.By searching a computerized patient registry, 131 patients injured by wood splitters from 1995 to 2001 were identified. LÄS MER
2. Lone parenting, socioeconomic conditions and severe ill-health : longitudinal register-based studies
Sammanfattning : The general aims of this dissertation are to analyse how family situation, and especially lone parenting, influence health and life chances in Sweden and the extent to which possible relations are influenced by socioeconomic circumstances and health selection. In two population-based cohort studies we analysed overall and cause-specific mortality (1991-95), and also severe morbidity (1991-94) from different causes among lone mothers in comparison with mothers with partners. LÄS MER
3. Economic development and injury mortality : Studies in global trends from a health transition perspective
Sammanfattning : Globally, injury is a major public health problem. The extent of the problem varies considerably by demographic subgroups, regions and national income. LÄS MER
4. Homicide Injury Quantification : Measures of injury severity in homicide victims and associations with homicide characteristics
Sammanfattning : Some previous studies have found that the amount and severity of injuries in homicide victims correlate with different homicide characteristics, such as the victim-offender relationship and drug influence of the offender. If such relationships exist, they may be used by homicide investigators as part of an offender profiling. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Injuries have emerged as one of the biggest public health issues of the 21th century. Yet, the causal effects of injury control strategies are often questioned due to a lack of randomized experiments. LÄS MER