Differences Between GBD Rankings of India's DALYs Lost (a Combined Measure of Premature Mortality and Serious Disability) for 2010 and 2015 Indian DALYs: 2010 Ranking Indian DALYs: 2015 Ranking 1 Diet 1 Blood pressure 2 Household air pollution 2 Fasting plasma glucose 3 Smoking 3 Ambient particulates 4 Blood pressure 4 Household air pollution 5 Childhood underweight 5 Unsafe water 6 Occupational risks 6 Childhood undernutrition 7 Ambient particulates 7 Smoking 8 Fasting plasma glucose 8 Total cholesterol 9 Iron deficiency 9 Iron deficiency 10 Alcohol 10 Diet lacking whole grains Abbreviations: GBD, Global Burden of Disease
; DALYs, disability-adjusted life years.
Measuring the global burden of disease
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Feigin VL, Roth GA, Naghavi M, Parmar P, Krishnamurthi R, Chugh S,et al.Global burden of stroke and risk factors in 188 countries, during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease
The 2015 Global Burden of Disease
, Injuries, and Risk Factor Project collaborating with the World Health Organisation (WHO), says that hypertension, or high blood pressure, remains the most frequent addressable risk factor of cardiovascular morbidity/mortality outcomes.
Life expectancy varies substantially, for example, ranging from a high of 81.3 years in Hawaii to a low of 74.7 years in Mississippi, results from the analysis of data from the Global Burden of Disease
(GBD) study (JAMA.
The Global Burden of Disease
study evaluates global health trends in 195 countries.
The research, conducted by about 40 international scientists, used data from the Global Burden of Disease
study from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington.
To estimate the global impact of scabies, they used the Global Burden of Disease
(GBD) Study 2015, which included English and Spanish literature searches between 1980 and 2014 (Lancet Infect Dis.
It is a matter of concern that non-communicable diseases caused nearly 40mn or 72% of all deaths worldwide in 2016, as revealed by latest Global Burden of Disease
study (GBD), published last Thursday in the health journal, The Lancet.
In May 2017, The Lancet published the first ever global study (184 countries) on healthcare spending between 1995-2014, revealing massive inequities in access to and quality of health care among and within countries, and that people are dying of preventable causes at higher rates than expected (Global Burden of Disease
Health Financing Collaborator Network, 2017).
Using the Global Burden of Disease
study data and methods, they also quantified the burden of disease related to high body-mass index (BMI), according to age, sex, cause, and BMI in 195 countries between 1990 and 2015.
The global burden of disease
(GBD) study in 2010 ranked depression as the second leading cause of burden.