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E. Theo Vos
EpidemiologyDiseasePopulationMedicineEnvironmental health
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Summary Background Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease is a common chronic ailment that causes uncomfortable symptoms and increases the risk of oesophageal adenocarcinoma. We aimed to report the burden of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in 195 countries and territories between 1990 and 2017, using data from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 2017. Methods We did a systematic review to identify measurements of the prevalence of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease ...
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#1Joan B. SorianoH-Index: 69
#2Parkes J KendrickH-Index: 1
Last. Elham AhmadianH-Index: 10
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Summary Background Previous attempts to characterise the burden of chronic respiratory diseases have focused only on specific disease conditions, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or asthma. In this study, we aimed to characterise the burden of chronic respiratory diseases globally, providing a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis on geographical and time trends from 1990 to 2017. Methods Using data from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 20...
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#1Rakhi DandonaH-Index: 57
#2G. Anil KumarH-Index: 8
Last. Muthoni MathaiH-Index: 33
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Summary Background India has made substantial progress in improving child survival over the past few decades, but a comprehensive understanding of child mortality trends at disaggregated geographical levels is not available. We present a detailed analysis of subnational trends of child mortality to inform efforts aimed at meeting the India National Health Policy (NHP) and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets for child mortality. Methods We assessed the under-5 mortality rate (U5MR) and neo...
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#1Robert C ReinerH-Index: 25
#2Kirsten E WiensH-Index: 1
Last. Sandra B MunroH-Index: 1
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Summary Background Across low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), one in ten deaths in children younger than 5 years is attributable to diarrhoea. The substantial between-country variation in both diarrhoea incidence and mortality is attributable to interventions that protect children, prevent infection, and treat disease. Identifying subnational regions with the highest burden and mapping associated risk factors can aid in reducing preventable childhood diarrhoea. Methods We used Bayesi...
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#1Spencer L. James (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 28
#2Chris D Castle (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 4
Last. Kate E LeGrand (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 1
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BACKGROUND: Past research in population health trends has shown that injuries form a substantial burden of population health loss. Regular updates to injury burden assessments are critical. We report Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2017 Study estimates on morbidity and mortality for all injuries. METHODS: We reviewed results for injuries from the GBD 2017 study. GBD 2017 measured injury-specific mortality and years of life lost (YLLs) using the Cause of Death Ensemble model. To measure non-fatal ...
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#1Angela E MicahH-Index: 5
#2Yanfang SuH-Index: 1
Last. Modhurima MoitraH-Index: 1
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Summary Background Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 aims to "ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages". While a substantial effort has been made to quantify progress towards SDG3, less research has focused on tracking spending towards this goal. We used spending estimates to measure progress in financing the priority areas of SDG3, examine the association between outcomes and financing, and identify where resource gains are most needed to achieve the SDG3 indicators fo...
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#1Christopher S. Crowe (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 5
#1Christopher Stephen Crowe (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 7
Last. Malke Asaad (University of Texas at Austin)H-Index: 1
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Background As global rates of mortality decrease, rates of non-fatal injury have increased, particularly in low Socio-demographic Index (SDI) nations. We hypothesised this global pattern of non-fatal injury would be demonstrated in regard to bony hand and wrist trauma over the 27-year study period. Methods The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2017 was used to estimate prevalence, age-standardised incidence and years lived with disability for hand trauma in 195 countrie...
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#1Huibin LongH-Index: 1
#2Xinying Zeng (CCDC: Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 5
Last. Dan XingH-Index: 5
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Summary Background China has seen a remarkable epidemiological and demographic transition during the past three decades. We aimed to describe the prevalence of osteoarthritis as well as years lived with disability (YLDs) due to osteoarthritis in China, according to age, sex, and geographical location, from 1990 to 2017. Methods Data were obtained from systematic reviews of symptomatic osteoarthritis of the knee and hip in the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2017 (GBD ...
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Summary Background Previous congenital heart disease estimates came from few data sources, were geographically narrow, and did not evaluate congenital heart disease throughout the life course. Completed as part of the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2017, this study aimed to provide comprehensive estimates of congenital heart disease mortality, prevalence, and disability by age for 195 countries and territories from 1990 to 2017. Methods Mortality estimates were gener...
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#1Valery L. Feigin (AUT: Auckland University of Technology)H-Index: 73
#2E. Theo Vos (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 107
Last. Christopher Margono (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 162
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Summary Neurological disorders are the leading cause of disability and the second leading cause of death worldwide. In the past 30 years, the absolute numbers of deaths and people with disabilities owing to neurological diseases have risen substantially, particularly in low-income and middle-income countries, and further increases are expected globally as a result of population growth and ageing. This rise in absolute numbers of people affected suggests that advances in prevention and management...
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