The Resource Global health risks : mortality and burden of disease attributable to selected major risks

Global health risks : mortality and burden of disease attributable to selected major risks

Label
Global health risks : mortality and burden of disease attributable to selected major risks
Title
Global health risks
Title remainder
mortality and burden of disease attributable to selected major risks
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This publication is a comprehensive assessment of leading risks to global health. It provides detailed global and regional estimates of premature mortality, disability and loss of health attributable to 24 global risk factors.--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
Index
no index present
LC call number
RA651
LC item number
.G56 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mathers, Colin
  • Stevens, Gretchen
  • Mascarenhas, Maya
  • World Health Organization
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Risk Factors
  • Global Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Risk Assessment
  • Mortality
  • Morbidity
  • Data Interpretation, Statistical
  • Diseases
  • World health
  • Epidemiology
  • Mortality
Label
Global health risks : mortality and burden of disease attributable to selected major risks
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "This report was written by Colin Mathers, Gretchen Stevens and Maya Mascarenhas"--T.p. verso
  • "Complements The global burden of disease : 2004 update"--P. [4] of cover
  • Corrigenda inserted
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 55-62)
Contents
Introduction. Purpose of this report -- Understanding the nature of health risks -- The risk of transition -- Measuring impact of risk -- Risk factors in the update for 2004 -- Regional estimates for 2004 -- Results. Global patterns of health risk -- Childhood and maternal undernutrition -- Other diet-related risk factors and physical inactivity -- Sexual and reproductive health -- Addictive substances -- Environmental risks -- Occupational and other risks -- Joint effects of risk factors. Joint contribution of risk factors to specific diseases -- Potential health gains from reducing multiple risk factors -- Conclusions
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
vi, 62 p.
Isbn
9789241563871
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill., col. charts, col. maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)435421960
  • (OCoLC)435421960
Label
Global health risks : mortality and burden of disease attributable to selected major risks
Publication
Note
  • "This report was written by Colin Mathers, Gretchen Stevens and Maya Mascarenhas"--T.p. verso
  • "Complements The global burden of disease : 2004 update"--P. [4] of cover
  • Corrigenda inserted
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 55-62)
Contents
Introduction. Purpose of this report -- Understanding the nature of health risks -- The risk of transition -- Measuring impact of risk -- Risk factors in the update for 2004 -- Regional estimates for 2004 -- Results. Global patterns of health risk -- Childhood and maternal undernutrition -- Other diet-related risk factors and physical inactivity -- Sexual and reproductive health -- Addictive substances -- Environmental risks -- Occupational and other risks -- Joint effects of risk factors. Joint contribution of risk factors to specific diseases -- Potential health gains from reducing multiple risk factors -- Conclusions
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
vi, 62 p.
Isbn
9789241563871
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill., col. charts, col. maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)435421960
  • (OCoLC)435421960

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