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Quantifying risks and interventions that have affected the burden of lower respiratory infections among children younger than 5 years: an analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Troeger, Christopher E; Khalil, Ibrahim; Blacker, Brigette F; Biehl, Molly H; Albertson, Samuel B; Zimsen, Stephanie R M; Rao, Puja C.; Abate, Degu; Admasie, Amha; Ahmadi, Alireza; Alene, Kefyalew Addis

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Background: Despite large reductions in under-5 lower respiratory infection (LRI) mortality in many locations, the pace of progress for LRIs has generally lagged behind that of other childhood infectious diseases. To better inform programmes and policies focused on preventing and treating LRIs, we assessed the contributions and patterns of risk factor attribution, intervention coverage, and sociodemographic development in 195 countries and territories by drawing from the Global Burden of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/217402
Source: The Lancet Infectious Diseases
DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30410-4
Access Rights: Open Access

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