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Estimates of the global, regional, and national morbidity, mortality, and aetiologies of lower respiratory infections in 195 countries, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

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Lower respiratory infections are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality around the world. The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors (GBD) Study 2016, provides an up-to-date analysis of the burden of lower respiratory infections in 195 countries. This study assesses cases, deaths, and aetiologies spanning the past 26 years and shows how the burden of lower respiratory infection has changed in people of all ages.

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Published
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10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30310-4

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Contech School of Public Health, Lahore More from this funder
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation More from this funder
Cystic Fibrosis Canada More from this funder
Alberta Innovates More from this funder
Canadian Institutes of Health Research More from this funder
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
11
Pages:
1191-1210
Publication date:
2018-09-19
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EISSN:
1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
Source identifiers:
938510
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pubs:938510
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uuid:d25cb79a-4ac6-4bc6-a11d-3f27c2179d67
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pubs:938510
Deposit date:
2018-12-06

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