Global mortality, disability, and the contribution of risk factors: Global Burden of Disease Study

@article{Murray1997GlobalMD,
  title={Global mortality, disability, and the contribution of risk factors: Global Burden of Disease Study},
  author={C. Murray and Alan D. Lopez},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1997},
  volume={349},
  pages={1436-1442}
}
BACKGROUND Prevention and control of disease and injury require information about the leading medical causes of illness and exposures or risk factors. [...] Key Method Estimates of the burden and prevalence of exposure in different regions of disorders attributable to malnutrition, poor water supply, sanitation and personal and domestic hygiene, unsafe sex, tobacco use, alcohol, occupation, hypertension, physical inactivity, use of illicit drugs, and air pollution were developed. FINDINGS Developed regions…Expand
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