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Global and National Burden of Diseases and Injuries Among Children and Adolescents Between 1990 and 2013 Findings From the Global Burden of Disease 2013 Study

Hmwe H Kyu, Christine Pinho, Joseph A Wagner, Jonathan C Brown, Amelia Bertozzi-Villa, Fiona J Charlson, Luc Edgar Coffeng, Lalit Dandona, Holly E Erskine, Alize J Ferrari, Christina Fitzmaurice, Thomas D Fleming, Mohammad H Forouzanfar, Nicholas Graetz, Caterina Guinovart, Juanita Haagsma, Hideki Higashi, Nicholas J Kassebaum, Heidi J Larson, Stephen S Lim Show all



IMPORTANCE: The literature focuses on mortality among children younger than 5 years. Comparable information on nonfatal health outcomes among these children and the fatal and nonfatal burden of diseases and injuries among older children and adolescents is scarce. OBJECTIVE: To determine levels and trends in the fatal and nonfatal burden of diseases and injuries among younger children (aged <5 years), older children (aged 5-9 years), and adolescents (aged 10-19 years) between 1990 and 2013 in 188 countries from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2013 study. EVIDENCE REVIEW: Data from vital registration, verbal autopsy studies, maternal and child death surveillance, and other sources covering ..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation was supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr Catala-Lopez was supported in part by grant PROMETEOII/2015/021 from Generalitat Valenciana. Dr Fitzmaurice was supported by grant 5T32HL007093-40 from the National Institutes of Health. Dr J. Murray was supported by grant 089963/Z/09/Z from the Wellcome Trust.