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Burden of diarrhea in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1990-2013: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.

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Diarrheal diseases (DD) are leading causes of disease burden, death, and disability, especially in children in low-income settings. DD can also impact a child’s potential livelihood through stunted physical growth, cognitive impairment, and other sequelae. As part of the Global Burden of Disease Study, we estimated DD burden, and the burden attributable to specific risk factors and particular etiologies, in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) between 1990 and 2013. For both sexes and all a...

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Peer reviewed
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10.4269/ajtmh.16-0339

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Colombara, DV More by this author
Forouzanfar, MH More by this author
Troeger, C More by this author
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
National Health and Medical Research Council More from this funder
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American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Journal website
Volume:
95
Issue:
6
Pages:
1319-1329
Publication date:
2016-10-05
Acceptance date:
2016-07-03
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ISSN:
1476-1645
Pubs id:
pubs:666162
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uri:95eb6a62-0cec-40db-9055-fdc4720c2b9a
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uuid:95eb6a62-0cec-40db-9055-fdc4720c2b9a
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pubs:666162
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English
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