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Burden of musculoskeletal disorders in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1990-2013: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013

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OBJECTIVES: We used findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 to report the burden of musculoskeletal disorders in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR). METHODS: The burden of musculoskeletal disorders was calculated for the EMR's 22 countries between 1990 and 2013. A systematic analysis was performed on mortality and morbidity data to estimate prevalence, death, years of live lost, years lived with disability and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs). RESULTS: For musculoskele...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/annrheumdis-2016-210146

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Moradi-Lakeh, M More by this author
Forouzanfar, MH More by this author
Vollset, SE More by this author
El Bcheraoui, C More by this author
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Journal website
Volume:
76
Issue:
8
Pages:
1365-1373
Publication date:
2017-07-11
Acceptance date:
2017-01-19
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EISSN:
1468-2060
ISSN:
0003-4967
Pubs id:
pubs:681346
URN:
uri:c696569e-7b1a-482e-944c-cd136b08377b
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uuid:c696569e-7b1a-482e-944c-cd136b08377b
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pubs:681346
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8

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