Author Archives: Population Health Metrics

Cause-specific mortality for 249 causes in Brazil and states during 1990–2015: a systematic…

Reliable data on cause of death (COD) are fundamental for planning and resource allocation priorities.

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The contribution of area-level walkability to geographic variation in physical activity: a…

Individual-level studies support a positive relation between walkable built environments and participation in moderate-intensity walking.

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Impact of HPV vaccination: health gains in the Italian female population

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the leading cause of cervical cancer and other malignant and benign neoplastic lesions.

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The incomparability of cause of death statistics under “one country, two systems”: Shanghai…

Valid and comparable cause of death (COD) statistics are crucial for health policy analyses.

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The effects of economic development and built environment on diabetes in CHINA

With rapid economy growth, the prevalence of obesity, and related chronic diseases, has increased greatly.

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Myanmar mortality registration: an assessment for system improvement

The vital registration system in Myanmar has a long history and geographical coverage is currently high.

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Estimating the contribution of mortality selection to the East–West German mortality…

Before German reunification, old-age mortality was considerably higher in East Germany than West Germany but converged quickly afterward.

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Increases in United States life expectancy through reductions in injury-related death

During the previous century the average lifespan in the United States (US) increased by over 30 years, with much of this increase attributed to public health initiatives.

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Erratum to: on the plausibility of socioeconomic mortality estimates derived from linked data:…

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Erratum to: Evolution of the “fourth stage” of epidemiologic transition in people aged…

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National mortality burden due to communicable, non-communicable, and other diseases in…

Ethiopia lacks a complete vital registration system that would assist in measuring disease burden and risk factors.

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National disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 257 diseases and injuries in Ethiopia,…

Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) provide a summary measure of health and can be a critical input to guide health systems, investments, and priority-setting in Ethiopia.

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Tuberculosis and HIV are the leading causes of adult death in northwest Ethiopia: evidence from…

Reliable data on causes of death form the basis for building evidence on health policy, planning, monitoring, and evaluation.

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On the plausibility of socioeconomic mortality estimates derived from linked data: a…

Reliable estimates of mortality according to socioeconomic status play a crucial role in informing the policy debate about social inequality, social cohesion, and exclusion as well as about the reform of pensi…

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