Selected major risk factors and global and regional burden of disease.

  title={Selected major risk factors and global and regional burden of disease.},
  author={Majid Ezzati and Alan D Lopez and Anthony Rodgers and Stephen vander Hoorn and Christopher J. L. Murray},
  volume={360 9343},
BACKGROUND Reliable and comparable analysis of risks to health is key for preventing disease and injury. Causal attribution of morbidity and mortality to risk factors has traditionally been in the context of individual risk factors, often in a limited number of settings, restricting comparability. Our aim was to estimate the contributions of selected major risk factors to global and regional burden of disease in a unified framework. METHODS For 26 selected risk factors, expert working groups… CONTINUE READING
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