Disability-adjusted Life Years for 313 Diseases and Injuries: the 2012 Korean Burden of Disease Study

@inproceedings{Yoon2016DisabilityadjustedLY,
  title={Disability-adjusted Life Years for 313 Diseases and Injuries: the 2012 Korean Burden of Disease Study},
  author={Jihyun Yoon and In Hwan Oh and Hyeyoung Seo and Eun Jung Kim and Young Hoon Gong and Minsu Ock and Dohee Lim and Won Kyung Lee and Ye Rin Lee and Dongwoo Kim and Min Woo Jo and Hyesook Park and Seok Jun Yoon},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
  year={2016}
}
This study is part of a 5-year research project on the national burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors in Korea. Using disability-adjusted life years (DALYs), a metric introduced by the 1990 Global Burden of Disease (GBD) project, we performed a comprehensive and detailed assessment of the magnitude and distribution of both fatal and non-fatal health problems in the Korean population. The concept and general approach were consistent with the original GBD study, with some methodological… CONTINUE READING

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