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The state of US health, 1990-2010: burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors.
IMPORTANCE Understanding the major health problems in the United States and how they are changing over time is critical for informing national health policy. OBJECTIVES To measure the burden ofExpand
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Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990–2013: a systematic
'The challenge for governments and the health development community more broadly is to heed this knowledge about the comparative effect of health risks...'
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Global, regional, and national age-sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990-2013: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013
Background Up-to-date evidence on levels and trends for age-sex-specifi c all-cause and cause-specifi c mortality is essential for the formation of global, regional, and national health policies. InExpand
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Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 333 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2016: a systematic
Summary Background Measurement of changes in health across locations is useful to compare and contrast changing epidemiological patterns against health system performance and identify specific needsExpand
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A systematic review of school-based smoking prevention trials with long-term follow-up.
BACKGROUND Several systematic reviews of school-based smoking prevention trials have shown short-term decreases in smoking prevalence but have not examined long-term follow-up evaluation. The purposeExpand
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Television, video, and computer game usage in children under 11 years of age.
OBJECTIVE To conduct a population-based survey of television and other media usage in young children to determine (1) total media usage; (2) the proportion of children who have televisions in theirExpand
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The acute medical care costs of fall-related injuries among the U.S. older adults.
OBJECTIVES Falls in the older adults are a major public health concern. The growing population of adults 65 years or older, advances in medical care and changes in the costs of care motivated ourExpand
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Barriers pediatricians face when using asthma practice guidelines.
OBJECTIVE To describe barriers to the successful use of the 1997 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) asthma guidelines. METHODS We conducted 3 focus groups to understand barriers toExpand
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Continuity of Binge and Harmful Drinking From Late Adolescence to Early Adulthood
Objective. To test the hypothesis that late adolescent drinking behavior (ages 17–20) is associated with harmful and binge drinking in early adulthood (ages 30–31). Methods. We used the NationalExpand
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Prevention of deaths from harmful drinking in the United States: the potential effects of tax increases and advertising bans on young drinkers.
OBJECTIVE Harmful alcohol consumption is a leading cause of death in the United States. The majority of people who die from alcohol use begin drinking in their youth. In this study, we estimate theExpand
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