Potential health gains and health losses in eleven EU countries attainable through feasible prevalences of the life-style related risk factors alcohol, BMI, and smoking: a quantitative health impact assessment

@inproceedings{Lhachimi2016PotentialHG,
  title={Potential health gains and health losses in eleven EU countries attainable through feasible prevalences of the life-style related risk factors alcohol, BMI, and smoking: a quantitative health impact assessment},
  author={Stefan K. Lhachimi and Wilma Johanna Nusselder and Henriette A Smit and Paolo Baili and Kathleen E Bennett and Esteve Fern{\'a}ndez and Margarete C. Kulik and Tim Lobstein and Joceline Pomerleau and Hendriek C. Boshuizen and Johan Pieter Mackenbach},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Influencing the life-style risk-factors alcohol, body mass index (BMI), and smoking is an European Union (EU) wide objective of public health policy. The population-level health effects of these risk-factors depend on population specific characteristics and are difficult to quantify without dynamic population health models. METHODS For eleven countries-approx. 80 % of the EU-27 population-we used evidence from the publicly available DYNAMO-HIA data-set. For each country the age… CONTINUE READING
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