Quantifying Burden of Disease to Measure Population Health in Korea

  title={Quantifying Burden of Disease to Measure Population Health in Korea},
  author={Jihyun Yoon and Seok Jun Yoon},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
Quantitative assessments of the health status of a population are essential to make decisions and set priorities in the field of public health. Changing epidemiologic patterns increase the demand for comprehensive estimates of population health across the full health spectrum, including non-communicable diseases and injuries. Burden of disease (BoD) analysis has helped meet this need. With the success of the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study, the BoD technique has become predominantly… CONTINUE READING

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