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  1. 1. Life expectancy in Africa : A cross-national study

    Detta är en avhandling från Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Författare :Kwame Gbesemete; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1993]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Africa; life expectaocy; cross-national; environmental; behavioural and cultnral; demographic; socio-economic; medical and external factors; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis seeks to investigate the factors underlying the differences in life expectaocy in 28 low and middle-income African countries. The thesis is divided into two parts. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Life expectancy in the province of Halland, Sweden. A historic to modern, socio-epidemiological perspective with focus on cardiovascular diseases

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg

    Författare :Amir Baigi; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2002]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; AMI; causes of death; CHD; CVD; epidemiology; Halland; historical; life expectancy; mortality; public health; socio-economic status; Sweden.;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction One of the most concrete expressions of mortality in a population is the so-called life expectancy, i.e. a figure that indicates the average life span of an individual under the prevailing conditions. The life expectancy of a population is considered as a generic measure of public health. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Longer life - better life? Studies on mortality, morbidity and quality of life among elderly people

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg

    Författare :Katarina Wilhelmson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; mortality; morbidity; social factors; quality of life; suicide; aged; epidemiology; cohort studies;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Life expectancy has been increasing, but whether or not the added years are years with good health and quality of life have been vividly debated. Knowledge of the health conditions among elderly is of increasing importance. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Qualities in the short life psychological studies relevant to patient and spouse in malignant glioma

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Författare :Pär Salander; Umeå universitet.; [1996]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; astrocytoma; communication; coping; defence mechanism; denial; glioma; hope; memory; neuropsychology; quality of life; spouse;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with psychological issues concerning patients with malignant gliomas, and their spouses. There is no known medical cure, and the patients have a limited survival expectancy. Therefore studies evaluating new treatment modes, an overall supportive atmosphere, and attempts to avoid imposing unnessesary strain are necessary. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Benefit Design, Retirement Decisions and Welfare Within and Across Generations in Defined Contribution Pension Schemes

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Economic Studies, Uppsala University

    Författare :Yuwei Zhao de Gosson de Varennes; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NDC; ageing population; life expectancy projection; Lee-Carter Model; benefit design; social gap in life expectancy; rate of change in mortality; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay 1 (with Juha Alho and Edward Palmer): All around the world, public pension schemes are moving in the direction of non-financial (NDC) and financial defined contribution (DC) schemes.  Both rely on accurate projections of life expectancy in the creation of annuities. LÄS MER