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Smoking prevalence and cigarette consumption in 187 countries, 1980-2012.
TLDR
Modeled age-standardized prevalence rates exhibited substantial variation across age, sex, and countries, with rates below 5% for women in some African countries to more than 55% for men in Timor-Leste and Indonesia.
The state of US health, 1990-2010: burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors.
TLDR
To measure the burden of diseases, injuries, and leading risk factors in the United States from 1990 to 2010 and to compare these measurements with those of the 34 countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), systematic analysis of descriptive epidemiology was used.
Global, Regional, and National Cancer Incidence, Mortality, Years of Life Lost, Years Lived With Disability, and Disability-Adjusted Life-years for 32 Cancer Groups, 1990 to 2015: A Systematic
TLDR
The GBD 2015 study results demonstrate that progress is possible in the war against cancer, however, the major findings also highlight an unmet need for cancer prevention efforts, including tobacco control, vaccination, and the promotion of physical activity and a healthy diet.
Global, Regional, and National Prevalence, Incidence, and Disability-Adjusted Life Years for Oral Conditions for 195 Countries, 1990–2015: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Diseases,
  • N. Kassebaum, Alison Smith, G.Y. U. H. H. L. R. A. Y.S. Y.H. Y. G.A. R. A. P. M. C. Abyu Alsharif Asayesh Benzian Dandona Dandona Kasa
  • Medicine
    Journal of dental research
  • 1 February 2017
TLDR
Great efforts and potentially different approaches are needed if the oral health goal of reducing the level of oral diseases and minimizing their impact is to be achieved by 2020, despite some challenges with current measurement methodologies for oral diseases.
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