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Estimates of the global, regional, and national morbidity, mortality, and aetiologies of lower respiratory tract infections in 195 countries: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

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The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors (GBD) Study 2015 provides an up-to-date analysis of the burden of lower respiratory tract infections (LRIs) in 195 countries. This study assesses cases, deaths, and aetiologies spanning the past 25 years and shows how the burden of LRI has changed in people of all ages.

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We estimated LRI mortality by age, sex, geography, and year using a modelling platform shared across most causes of deat...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30396-1

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Human Genetics Wt Centre, BDI-NDM
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
11
Pages:
1133-1161
Publication date:
2017-08-31
Acceptance date:
2017-05-23
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pubs:724030
URN:
uri:dda4e075-a724-4d10-ace8-6788fc0a0f4d
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uuid:dda4e075-a724-4d10-ace8-6788fc0a0f4d
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pubs:724030

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