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A comparative risk assessment of burden of disease and injury attributable to 67 risk factors and risk factor clusters in 21 regions, 1990-2010: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010

Lim, Stephen S; Vos, Theo; Flaxman, Abraham D; Danaei, Goodarz; Adair-Rohani, Heather; AlMazroa, Mohammad A; Amann, Marcus; Anderson, H Ross; Andrews , Kathryn G; Aryee, Martin; Hogan, Edward Anthony; Balakrishnan, Kalpana; Blyth, Fiona; Bruce, Nigel; Chafe, Zoe; Smith, Kirk R; Woolf, Anthony

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Background Quantification of the disease burden caused by different risks informs prevention by providing an account of health loss different to that provided by a disease-by-disease analysis. No complete revision of global disease burden caused by risk factors has been done since a comparative risk assessment in 2000, and no previous analysis has assessed changes in burden attributable to risk factors over time. Methods We estimated deaths and disability-adjusted life years; DALYs; sum of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/71830
Source: Lancet, The (UK edition)
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61766-8

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