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Lopez AD, Mathers CD, Ezzati M, et al., editors. Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors. Washington (DC): The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank; 2006. Co-published by Oxford University Press, New York.

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Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors.

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Abbreviations and Acronyms

ALPacquisition of life potential
CHERGChild Health Epidemiology Reference Group
CRAcomparative risk assessment
CVDcardiovascular disease
DALYdisability-adjusted life year
DCP2 Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, second edition
DCPPDisease Control Priorities Project
GBDglobal burden of disease
GDPgross domestic product
HALEhealth-adjusted life expectancy
ICDinternational classification of diseases
IHDischemic heart disease
PAFpopulation attributable fraction
TBtuberculosis
UNUnited Nations
WHOWorld Health Organization
YLDyears of life lost due to disability
YLLyears of life lost due to premature mortality

All dollar amounts are U.S. dollars unless otherwise indicated.

Copyright © 2006, The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank Group.
Bookshelf ID: NBK11821

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