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Marie Ng
IBM
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#1Adrianna Murphy (Lond: University of London)H-Index: 11
#2Catherine O. Johnson (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 28
Last.Andrew E. Moran (CUMC: Columbia University Medical Center)H-Index: 44
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Objective The objective of this study was to compare ischaemic heart disease (IHD) mortality and risk factor burden across former Soviet Union (fSU) and satellite countries and regions in 1990 and 2015. Methods The fSU and satellite countries were grouped into Central Asian, Central European and Eastern European regions. IHD mortality data for men and women of any age were gathered from national vital registration, and age, sex, country, year-specific IHD mortality rates were estimated in an ens...
#1Herbert C. Duber (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 12
#2Claire R. McNellan (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 7
Last.Piyusha Majumdar (GfK)H-Index: 1
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Objective To inform interventions targeted towards reducing mortality from acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and sudden cardiac arrest in three megacities in China and India, a baseline assessment of public knowledge, attitudes and practices was performed. Methods A household survey, supplemented by focus group and individual interviews, was used to assess public understanding of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, AMI symptoms, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external d...
#1Rose Gabert (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 3
#2Marie Ng (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 27
Last.Blake Thomson (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 8
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Background Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) represent the largest, and fastest growing, burden of disease in India. This study aimed to quantify levels of diagnosis, treatment, and control among hypertensive and diabetic patients, and to describe demand- and supply-side barriers to hypertension and diabetes diagnosis and care in two Indian districts, Shimla and Udaipur.
Under-five mortality in Zambia has declined since 1990, with reductions accelerating after 2000. Zambia's scale-up of malaria control is viewed as the driver of these gains, but past studies have not fully accounted for other potential factors. This study sought to systematically evaluate the impact of malaria vector control on under-five mortality. Using a mixed-effects regression model, we quantified the relationship between malaria vector control, other priority health interventions, and soci...
#1Ryan M Barber (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 32
#2Nancy Fullman (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 32
Last.Kaja Abbas (VT: Virginia Tech)H-Index: 25
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Summary Background National levels of personal health-care access and quality can be approximated by measuring mortality rates from causes that should not be fatal in the presence of effective medical care (ie, amenable mortality). Previous analyses of mortality amenable to health care only focused on high-income countries and faced several methodological challenges. In the present analysis, we use the highly standardised cause of death and risk factor estimates generated through the Global Burd...
#1Marissa B Reitsma (HSE: National Research University – Higher School of Economics)H-Index: 20
#2Nancy FullmanH-Index: 32
Last.Gebre Yitayih AbyuH-Index: 10
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Summary Background The scale-up of tobacco control, especially after the adoption of the Framework Convention for Tobacco Control, is a major public health success story. Nonetheless, smoking remains a leading risk for early death and disability worldwide, and therefore continues to require sustained political commitment. The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) offers a robust platform through which global, regional, and national progress toward achieving smoking-re...
#1Mohammad H. Forouzanfar (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 56
#2Patrick Liu (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 8
Last.Tomi Akinyemiju (UAB: University of Alabama at Birmingham)H-Index: 22
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Importance Elevated systolic blood (SBP) pressure is a leading global health risk. Quantifying the levels of SBP is important to guide prevention policies and interventions. Objective To estimate the association between SBP of at least 110 to 115 mm Hg and SBP of 140 mm Hg or higher and the burden of different causes of death and disability by age and sex for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2015. Design A comparative risk assessment of health loss related to SBP. Estimated distribution of SB...
#1Nicholas J Kassebaum (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 39
#2Ryan M Barber (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 32
Last.Christine Pinho (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 15
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GBD 2015 Maternal Mortality Collaborators. Global, regional, and national levels of maternal mortality, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet 2016; 388: 1775–812—In this Article, an extra affiliation has been added for Simon I Hay. The affiliation for Monica Cortinovis has been edited. The funding statement for Simon I Hay has been added. These corrections have been made to the online version as of Jan 5, 2017.
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