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Global burden of disease and risk factors (English)

This volume is a single up-to-date source on the entire global epidemiology of diseases, injuries and risk factors with a comprehensive statement of methods and a complete presentation of results. It includes refined methods to assess data, ensure epidemiological consistency, and summarize the disease burden. Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors examines the comparative importance of diseases, injuries, and risk factors; it incorporates a range of new data sources to develop consistent estimates of incidence, prevalence, severity and duration, and mortality for 136 major diseases and injuries. Drawing from more than 8,500 data sources that include epidemiological studies, disease registers, and notifications systems, this book incorporates information from more than 10,000 datasets relating to population health and mortality, representing one of the largest syntheses of global information on population health to date.

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  • Author

    Ezzati, Majid [editor], Jamison, Dean T. [editor], Lopez, Alan D. [editor], Mathers, Colin D. [editor], Murray, Christopher J. L. [editor]

  • Document Date

    2006/04/02

  • Document Type

    Publication

  • Report Number

    36401

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    World,

  • Region

    The World Region,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/05/19

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Global burden of disease and risk factors

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Ezzati, Majid [editor] Jamison, Dean T. [editor] Lopez, Alan D. [editor] Mathers, Colin D. [editor] Murray, Christopher J. L. [editor]

Global burden of disease and risk factors (English). Disease Control Priorities Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/251181468140658232/Global-burden-of-disease-and-risk-factors