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Common values in assessing health outcomes from disease and injury: disability weights measurement study for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010.

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BACKGROUND: Measurement of the global burden of disease with disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) requires disability weights that quantify health losses for all non-fatal consequences of disease and injury. There has been extensive debate about a range of conceptual and methodological issues concerning the definition and measurement of these weights. Our primary objective was a comprehensive re-estimation of disability weights for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 through a large-sca...

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Journal:
Lancet (London, England)
Volume:
380
Issue:
9859
Pages:
2129-2143
Publication date:
2012-12-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:073ab5ab-469b-4752-a22b-75838c89dbda
Source identifiers:
368744
Local pid:
pubs:368744

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