Assessing the disease burden of Yi people by years of life lost in Shilin county of Yunnan province, China

Abstract

BACKGROUND Years of Life Lost (YLL) is one of the methods used to estimate the duration of time lost due to premature death. While previous studies of disease burden have been reported using YLL, there have been no studies investigating YLL of Yi people in rural China. Yunnan Province ranks first in terms of Yi people in China. This paper uses YLL to… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-9-188

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