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Title The global burden of disease : 2004 update
Published Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 146 pages) : color illustrations, color map, digital, PDF file
Contents Introduction -- Causes of death -- Disease incidence, prevalence and disability -- Burden of disease : DALYs
Summary The global burden of disease: 2004 update is a comprehensive assessment of the health of the world's population. It provides detailed global and regional estimates of premature mortality, disability and loss of health for 135 causes by age and sex, drawing on extensive WHO databases and on information provided by Member States.--Publisher description
Notes "The 2004 update of the Global burden of disease was primarily carried out by Colin Mathers and Doris Ma Fat., in collaboration with other WHO staff, Who technical programmes and UNAIDS. The report was written by Colin Mathers, Ties Boerma and Doris Ma Fat"--Page ii
Title from PDF title page (viewed Nov. 26, 2008)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Disabilities -- Statistics.
Diseases -- Statistics.
Mortality -- Statistics.
World health -- Statistics.
Cost of Illness.
Global Health.
Mortality -- trends.
Genre/Form Statistics.
Form Electronic book
Author Boerma, J. T.
Fat, Doris Ma.
Mathers, Colin.
World Health Organization.
ISBN 9240683461 (electronic bk.)
9241563710 (paperback)
9789240683464 (electronic bk.)
9789241563710 (paperback)
Other Titles Global burden of disease 2004