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The economic burden of ill health due to diet, physical inactivity, smoking, alcohol and obesity in the UK: an update to 2006-07 NHS costs.

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BACKGROUND: Estimates of the economic cost of risk factors for chronic disease to the NHS provide evidence for prioritization of resources for prevention and public health. Previous comparable estimates of the economic costs of poor diet, physical inactivity, smoking, alcohol and overweight/obesity were based on economic data from 1992-93. METHODS: Diseases associated with poor diet, physical inactivity, smoking, alcohol and overweight/obesity were identified. Risk factor-specific population...

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10.1093/pubmed/fdr033

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Scarborough, P More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Wickramasinghe, KK More by this author
Allender, S More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of public health (Oxford, England)
Volume:
33
Issue:
4
Pages:
527-535
Publication date:
2011-12-05
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EISSN:
1741-3850
ISSN:
1741-3842
URN:
uuid:129ab50b-bb79-49aa-874f-e18e227c02ad
Source identifiers:
162701
Local pid:
pubs:162701

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