Burden of disease and injury in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations in the Northern Territory.

@article{Zhao2004BurdenOD,
  title={Burden of disease and injury in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations in the Northern Territory.},
  author={Yuejen Zhao and Steven L. Guthridge and Anne Magnus and Theo Vos},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2004},
  volume={180 10},
  pages={498-502}
}
OBJECTIVE To quantify the burden of disease and injury for the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations in the Northern Territory. DESIGN AND SETTING Analysis of Northern Territory data for 1 January 1994 to 30 December 1998 from multiple sources. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs), by age, sex, cause and Aboriginality. RESULTS Cardiovascular disease was the leading contributor (14.9%) to the total burden of disease and injury in the NT, followed by mental… CONTINUE READING

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