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Observed and predicted premature mortality in Australia due to non-communicable diseases: a population-based study examining progress towards the WHO 25X25 goal

Wijnen, Alison; Bishop, Karen; Joshy, Grace; Zhang, Yuehan; Banks, Emily; Paige, Ellie


Background: The World Health Organization’s (WHO) 25X25 goal aims for a 25% relative reduction in premature death due to four non-communicable diseases (NCD4)—cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes—by 2025 compared to 2010. This study aimed to quantify the premature mortality in the Australian population due to NCD4, quantify the variation in mortality rates by age and sex, predict the premature mortality due to NCD4 in 2025 and evaluate the progress...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2022-02-10
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Medicine
DOI: 10.1186/s12916-022-02253-z
Access Rights: Open Access


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