Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors

Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors

by Alan D. Lopez
     
 

ISBN-10: 0821362623

ISBN-13: 9780821362624

Pub. Date: 04/02/2006

Publisher: World Bank Publications

This volume is a single up-to-date source on the entire global epidemiology of diseases, injuries and risk factors with a comprehensivestatement of methods and a complete presentation of results. It includesrefined methods to assess data, ensure epidemiological consistency, andsummarize the disease burden. 'Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors' examines the…  See more details below

Overview

This volume is a single up-to-date source on the entire global epidemiology of diseases, injuries and risk factors with a comprehensivestatement of methods and a complete presentation of results. It includesrefined methods to assess data, ensure epidemiological consistency, andsummarize the disease burden. 'Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors' examines the comparative importance of diseases, injuries, and risk factors; it incorporates a range of new data sources to develop consistent estimates of incidence, prevalence, severity and duration, and mortality for 136 major diseases and injuries.

Drawing from more than 8,500 data sources that include epidemiological studies, disease registers, and notifications systems, 'Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors' incorporates informationfrom more than 10,000 datasets relating to population health and mortality, representing one of the largest syntheses of global information on population health to date.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780821362624
Publisher:
World Bank Publications
Publication date:
04/02/2006
Series:
Stand Alones Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
552
Sales rank:
1,202,206
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface by Dean Jamison.

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