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Adolescent health in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 Study

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Objectives
The 22 countries of the East Mediterranean Region (EMR) have large populations of adolescents aged 10–24 years. These adolescents are central to assuring the health, development, and peace of this region. We described their health needs.

Methods
Using data from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 (GBD 2015), we report the leading causes of mortality and morbidity for adolescents in the EMR from 1990 to 2015. We also report the prevalence of key health ris...

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10.1007/s00038-017-1003-4

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Global Burden of Disease 2015 Eastern Mediterranean Region Adolescent Health Collaborators More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Human Genetics Wt Centre, BDI-NDM
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Public Health Journal website
Publication date:
2017-08-03
Acceptance date:
2017-06-21
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EISSN:
1661-8564
ISSN:
1661-8556
Pubs id:
pubs:713077
URN:
uri:a990181a-feef-4670-afc6-1ec02f5f189e
UUID:
uuid:a990181a-feef-4670-afc6-1ec02f5f189e
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pubs:713077

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