Diseases due to unhealthy environments: an updated estimate of the global burden of disease attributable to environmental determinants of health

@inproceedings{PrssUstn2017DiseasesDT,
  title={Diseases due to unhealthy environments: an updated estimate of the global burden of disease attributable to environmental determinants of health},
  author={Annette M Pr{\"u}ss-Ust{\"u}n and Johanna Wolf and Carlos Corval{\'a}n and Tanya Neville and Ria Bos and Marco Neira},
  booktitle={Journal of public health},
  year={2017}
}
Background The update of the global burden of disease attributable to the environment is presented. The study focuses on modifiable risks to show the potential health impact from environmental interventions. Methods Systematic literature reviews on 133 diseases and injuries were performed. Comparative risk assessments were complemented by more limited epidemiological estimates, expert opinion and information on disease transmission pathways. Population attributable fractions were used to… CONTINUE READING
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