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Healthcare Access and Quality Index based on mortality from causes amenable to personal health care in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2015: a novel analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

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National levels of personal health-care access and quality can be approximated by measuring mortality rates from causes that should not be fatal in the presence of effective medical care (ie, amenable mortality). Previous analyses of mortality amenable to health care only focused on high-income countries and faced several methodological challenges. In the present analysis, we use the highly standardised cause of death and risk factor estimates generated through the Glo...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30818-8

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Human Genetics Wt Centre
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
National Institute for Health Research More from this funder
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Elsevier Publisher's website
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Lancet Journal website
Publication date:
2017-05-30
Acceptance date:
2017-03-09
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1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Pubs id:
pubs:696707
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uri:12e367dc-444d-44f7-99be-8aa43241cab3
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uuid:12e367dc-444d-44f7-99be-8aa43241cab3
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pubs:696707

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