Global burden of stroke and risk factors in 188 countries, during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.

@article{Feigin2016GlobalBO,
  title={Global burden of stroke and risk factors in 188 countries, during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.},
  author={Valery L. Feigin and Gregory A. Roth and Mohsen Naghavi and Priya S. Parmar and Rita Krishnamurthi and Sumeet S Chugh and George A. Mensah and Bo Norrving and Ivy J. Shiue and Marie Cicelie C. Ng and Kara Estep and Kelly Cercy and C. J. Murray and Mohammad Hossein Forouzanfar},
  journal={The Lancet. Neurology},
  year={2016},
  volume={15 9},
  pages={
          913-924
        }
}
BACKGROUND The contribution of modifiable risk factors to the increasing global and regional burden of stroke is unclear, but knowledge about this contribution is crucial for informing stroke prevention strategies. We used data from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 (GBD 2013) to estimate the population-attributable fraction (PAF) of stroke-related disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) associated with potentially modifiable environmental, occupational, behavioural, physiological, and… CONTINUE READING
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