Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013

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Forouzanfar M., Alexander L., Bachman V., Biryukov S., Brauer M., Casey D., ...More

LANCET, vol.386, no.10010, pp.2287-2323, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 386 Issue: 10010
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0140-6736(15)00128-2
  • Journal Name: LANCET
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2287-2323
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background The Global Burden of Disease, Injuries, and Risk Factor study 2013 (GBD 2013) is the first of a series of annual updates of the GBD. Risk factor quantification, particularly of modifiable risk factors, can help to identify emerging threats to population health and opportunities for prevention. The GBD 2013 provides a timely opportunity to update the comparative risk assessment with new data for exposure, relative risks, and evidence on the appropriate counterfactual risk distribution.