Economic value of disability-adjusted life years lost to violence: estimates for WHO Member States.

@article{Brown2008EconomicVO,
  title={Economic value of disability-adjusted life years lost to violence: estimates for WHO Member States.},
  author={David W. Brown},
  journal={Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={
          203-9
        }
}
  • David W. Brown
  • Published 1 September 2008
  • Political Science
  • Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health
Violence is an important public health challenge with substantial economic consequences for the affected individuals, families, and communities. Using data from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank, the economic value of disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) lost due to violence in 2002 was estimated for WHO Member States and presented as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP). Results indicated an estimated 48.4 million DALYs were lost as a result of 1.6 million deaths… 

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