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Prevalence and attributable health burden of chronic respiratory diseases, 1990-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Joan B Soriano, Parkes J Kendrick, Katherine R Paulson, Vinay Gupta, Theo Vos, Elissa M Abrams, Rufus Adesoji Adedoyin, Tara Ballav Adhikari, Shailesh M Advani, Anurag Agrawal, Elham Ahmadian, Fares Alahdab, Syed Mohamed Aljunid, Khalid A Altirkawi, Nelson Alvis-Guzman, Nahla Hamed Anber, Catalina Liliana Andrei, Mina Anjomshoa, Fereshteh Ansari, Josep M Anto Show all

The Lancet Respiratory Medicine | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2020


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) 2017, we estimated the prevalence, morbidity, and mortality attributable to chronic respiratory diseases through an analysis of deaths, disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs), and years of life lost (YLL) by ..

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