• Global, regional, and national age-sex specific mortality for 264 causes of death, 1980-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 

      Naghavi, Mohsen; Abajobir, Amanuel Alemu; Abbafati, Cristiana; Abbas, Kaja M.; Abd-Allah, Foad; Abera, Semaw Ferede; Aboyans, Victor; Adetokunboh, Olatunji; Ärnlöv, Johan; Afshin, Ashkan; Agrawal, Anurag; Kiadaliri, Aliasghar Ahmad; Ahmadi, Alireza; Ahmed, Muktar Beshir; Aichour, Amani Nidhal; Aichour, Ibtihel; Aichour, Miloud Taki Eddine; Aiyar, Sneha; Al-Eyadhy, Ayman; Alahdab, Fares; Al-Aly, Ziyad; Alam, Khurshid; Alam, Noore; Alam, Tahiya; Alene, Kefyalew Addis; Ali, Syed Danish; Alizadeh-Navaei, Reza; Alkaabi, Juma M.; Alkerwi, Ala'a; Alla, Francois; Allebeck, Peter; Allen, Christine; Al-Raddadi, Rajaa; Alsharif, Ubai; Altirkawi, Khalid A.; Alvis-Guzman, Nelson; Amare, Azmeraw T.; Amini, Erfan; Ammar, Walid; Amoako, Yaw Ampem; Anber, Nahla; Andersen, Hjalte H.; Andrei, Catalina Liliana; Androudi, Sofia; Ansari, Hossein; Antonio, Carl Abelardo T.; Anwari, Palwasha; Arora, Megha; Artaman, Al; Aryal, Krishna Kumar; Asayesh, Hamid; Asgedom, Solomon W.; Atey, Tesfay Mehari; Avila-Burgos, Leticia; Avokpaho, Euripide Frinel G. Arthur; Awasthi, Ashish; Ellingsen, Christian Lycke; Hailu, Alemayehu; Knudsen, Ann Kristin; Vollset, Stein Emil; Weiderpass, Elisabete (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-09)
      Background: Monitoring levels and trends in premature mortality is crucial to understanding how societies can address prominent sources of early death. The Global Burden of Disease 2016 Study (GBD 2016) provides a comprehensive ...
    • Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 

      Forouzanfar, Mohammad H.; Afshin, Ashkan; Alexander, Lily T.; Aasvang, Gunn Marit; Bjertness, Espen; Htet, Aung Soe; Savic, Miloje; Vollset, Stein Emil; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Weiderpass, Elisabete (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-10)
      Background: The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2015 provides an up-to-date synthesis of the evidence for risk factor exposure and the attributable burden of disease. By providing national and ...
    • Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 

      Gakidou, Emmanuela; Afshin, Ashkan; Abajobir, Amanuel Alemu; Abate, Kalkidan Hassen; Abbafati, Cristiana; Abbas, Kaja M.; Abd-Allah, Foad; Abdulle, Abdishakur M.; Abera, Semaw Ferede; Aboyans, Victor; Abu-Raddad, Laith J.; Abu-Rmeileh, Niveen M. E.; Abyu, Gebre Yitayih; Adedeji, Isaac Akinkunmi; Adetokunboh, Olatunji; Afarideh, Mohsen; Agrawal, Anurag; Agrawal, Sutapa; Kiadaliri, Aliasghar Ahmad; Ahmadieh, Hamid; Ahmed, Muktar Beshir; Aichour, Amani Nidhal; Aichour, Ibtihel; Aichour, Miloud Taki Eddine; Akinyemi, Rufus Olusola; Akseer, Nadia; Alahdab, Fares; Al-Aly, Ziyad; Alam, Khurshid; Alam, Noore; Alam, Tahiya; Alasfoor, Deena; Alene, Kefyalew Addis; Ali, Komal; Alizadeh-Navaei, Reza; Alkerwi, Ala'a; Alla, Francois; Allebeck, Peter; Al-Raddadi, Rajaa; Alsharif, Ubai; Altirkawi, Khalid A.; Alvis-Guzman, Nelson; Amare, Azmeraw T.; Amini, Erfan; Ammar, Walid; Amoako, Yaw Ampem; Ansari, Hossein; Anto, Josep M.; Antonio, Carl Abelardo T.; Anwari, Palwasha; Arian, Nicholas; Arnlov, Johan; Artaman, A.; Aryal, Krishna Kumar; Kisa, Adnan; Knudsen, Ann Kristin; Vollset, Stein Emil; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Tollånes, Mette Christophersen; Weiderpass, Elisabete (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-09)
      METHODS: We used the comparative risk assessment framework developed for previous iterations of GBD to estimate levels and trends in exposure, attributable deaths, and attributable disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs), ...
    • Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 315 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE), 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 

      Kassebaum, Nicholas J.; Arora, Megha; Barber, Ryan M.; Bjertness, Espen; Hailu, Alemayehu; Knudsen, Ann Kristin; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Skogen, Jens Christoffer; Savic, Miloje; Skirbekk, Vegard; Steiner, Timothy J.; Stovner, Lars Jacob; Søreide, Kjetil; Vollset, Stein Emil; Weiderpass, Elisabete (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-10)
      Background: Healthy life expectancy (HALE) and disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) provide summary measures of health across geographies and time that can inform assessments of epidemiological patterns and health system ...
    • Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 333 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 

      Hay, Simon I.; Abajobir, Amanuel Alemu; Abate, Kalkidan Hassen; Abbafati, Cristiana; Abbas, Kaja M.; Abd-Allah, Foad; Abdulle, Abdishakur M.; Abebo, Teshome Abuka; Abera, Semaw Ferede; Aboyans, Victor; Abu-Raddad, Laith J.; Ackerman, Ilana N.; Aryal, Krishna Kumar; Hailu, Alemayehu; Htet, Aung Soe; Knudsen, Ann Kristin; Kisa, Adnan; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Skirbekk, Vegard Fykse; Vollset, Stein Emil; Weiderpass, Elisabete (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-09)
      METHODS: We used results from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2016 for all-cause mortality, cause-specific mortality, and non-fatal disease burden to derive HALE and DALYs by sex for 195 ...
    • Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 359 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. 

      Kyu, Hmwe Hmwe; Abate, Degu; Abate, Kalkidan Hassen; Abay, Solomon M.; Abbafati, Cristiana; Abbasi, Nooshin; Abbastabar, Hedayat; Abd-Allah, Foad; Abdela, Jemal; Abdelalim, Ahmed; Abdollahpour, Ibrahim; Abdulkader, Rizwan Suliankatchi; Stovner, Lars Jacob; Bjørge, Tone; Knudsen, Ann Kristin; Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Eggen, Anne Elise; Htet, Aung Soe; Kisa, Adnan; Skirbekk, Vegard Fykse; Sulo, Gerhard; Steiner, Timothy J.; Murray, Christopher J L (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-11-08)
      Background How long one lives, how many years of life are spent in good and poor health, and how the population's state of health and leading causes of disability change over time all have implications for policy, planning, ...
    • Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 328 diseases and injuries for 195 countries, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 

      Vos, Theo; Abajobir, Amanuel Alemu; Abbafati, Cristiana; Abbas, Kaja M.; Abate, Kalkidan Hassen; Abd-Allah, Foad; Abdulle, Abdishakur M.; Abebo, Teshome Abuka; Abera, Semaw Ferede; Aboyans, Victor; Abu-Raddad, Laith J.; Ackerman, Ilana N.; Adamu, Abdu Abdullahi; Adetokunboh, Olatunji; Afarideh, Mohsen; Afshin, Ashkan; Agarwal, Sanjay Kumar; Aggarwal, Rakesh; Agrawal, Anurag; Agrawal, Sutapa; Kiadaliri, Aliasghar Ahmad; Ahmadieh, Hamid; Ahmed, Muktar Beshir; Aichour, Amani Nidhal; Aichour, Ibtihel; Aichour, Miloud Taki Eddine; Aiyar, Sneha; Akinyemi, Rufus Olusola; Akseer, Nadia; Al Lami, Faris Hasan; Alahdab, Fares; Al-Aly, Ziyad; Alam, Khurshid; Alam, Noore; Alam, Tahiya; Alasfoor, Deena; Alene, Kefyalew Addis; Ali, Raghib; Alizadeh-Navaei, Reza; Alkerwi, Ala'a; Alla, Francois; Allebeck, Peter; Allen, Christine; Al-Maskari, Fatma; Al-Raddadi, Rajaa; Alsharif, Ubai; Alsowaidi, Shirina; Altirkawi, Khalid A.; Amare, Azmeraw T.; Amini, Erfan; Aryal, Krishna Kumar; Htet, Aung Soe; Kisa, Adnan; Knudsen, Ann Kristin; Tollånes, Mette Christophersen; Skirbekk, Vegard Fykse; Steiner, Timothy J.; Stovner, Lars Jacob; Vollset, Stein Emil; Weiderpass, Elisabete (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-09)
      Background: As mortality rates decline, life expectancy increases, and populations age, non-fatal outcomes of diseases and injuries are becoming a larger component of the global burden of disease. The Global Burden of ...
    • Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 354 diseases and injuries for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 

      James, Spencer L; Abate, Degu; Abate, Kalkidan Hassen; Abay, Solomon M.; Abbafati, Cristiana; Abbasi, Nooshin; Abbastabar, Hedayat; Abd-Allah, Foad; Abdela, Jemal; Abdelalim, Ahmed; Abdollahpour, Ibrahim; Abdulkader, Rizwan Suliankatchi; Abebe, Zegeye; Abera, Semaw F; Abil, Olifan Zewdie; Abraha, Haftom Niguse; Abu-Raddad, Laith J; Abu-Rmeileh, Niveen M. E.; Stovner, Lars Jacob; Murray, Christopher J. L.; Kisa, Adnan; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Steiner, Timothy J.; Weiderpass, Elisabete (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-11)
      Background: The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2017 (GBD 2017) includes a comprehensive assessment of incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability (YLDs) for 354 causes in 195 countries ...
    • Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 

      Wang, Haidong; Naghavi, Mohsen; Allen, Christine; Vollset, Stein Emil; Knudsen, Ann Kristin; Hailu, Alemayehu; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Bjertness, Espen; Htet, Aung Soe; Søreide, Kjetil; Weiderpass, Elisabete; White, Richard; Krog, Norun Hjertager (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-10)
      Background: Improving survival and extending the longevity of life for all populations requires timely, robust evidence on local mortality levels and trends. The Global Burden of Disease 2015 Study (GBD 2015) provides a ...
    • Global, regional, and national under-5 mortality, adult mortality, age-specific mortality, and life expectancy, 1970-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 

      Wang, Haidong; Abajobir, Amanuel Alemu; Abate, Kalkidan Hassen; Abbafati, Cristiana; Abbas, Kaja M.; Abd-Allah, Foad; Abera, Semaw Ferede; Abraha, Haftom Niguse; Abu-Raddad, Laith J.; Abu-Rmeileh, Niveen M. E.; Adedeji, Isaac Akinkunmi; Adedoyin, Rufus Adesoji; Adetifa, Ifedayo Morayo O.; Adetokunboh, Olatunji; Afshin, Ashkan; Aggarwal, Rakesh; Agrawal, Anurag; Agrawal, Sutapa; Kiadaliri, Aliasghar Ahmad; Ahmed, Muktar Beshir; Aichour, Amani Nidhal; Aichour, Ibthiel; Aichour, Miloud Taki Eddine; Aiyar, Sneha; Akanda, Shafqat; Akinyemiju, Tomi F.; Akseer, Nadia; Al-Eyadhy, Ayman; Al Lami, Faris Hasan; Alabed, Samer; Alahdab, Fares; Al-Aly, Ziyad; Alam, Khurshid; Alam, Noore; Alasfoor, Deena; Aldridge, Robert William; Alene, Kefyalew Addis; Alhabib, Samia; Ali, Raghib; Alizadeh-Navaei, Reza; Aljunid, Syed M.; Alkaabi, Juma M.; Alkerwi, Ala'a; Alla, Francois; Allam, Shalini D.; Allebeck, Peter; Al-Raddadi, Rajaa; Alsharif, Ubai; Altirkawi, Khalid A.; Martin, Elena Alvarez; Alvis-Guzman, Nelson; Amare, Azmeraw T.; Ameh, Emmanuel A.; Amini, Erfan; Ammar, Walid; Amoako, Yaw Ampem; Anber, Nahla; Andrei, Catalina Liliana; Androudi, Sofia; Ansari, Hossein; Ansha, Mustafa Geleto; Antonio, Carl Abelardo T.; Anwari, Palwasha; Arnlöv, Johan; Arora, Megha; Al Artaman, A.; Aryal, Krishna Kumar; Asayesh, Hamid; Asgedom, Solomon Weldegebreal; Asghar, Rana Jawad; Assadi, Reza; Atey, Tesfay Mehari; Atre, Sachin R.; Avila-Burgos, Leticia; Avokpaho, Euripide Frinel G. Arthur; Awasthi, Ashish; Quintanilla, Beatriz Paulina Ayala; Babalola, Tesleem Kayode; Bacha, Umar; Badawi, Alaa; Balakrishnan, Kalpana; Balalla, Shivanthi; Barac, Aleksandra; Barber, Ryan M.; Barboza, Miguel A.; Barker-Collo, Suzanne L.; Ellingsen, Christian Lycke; Htet, Aung Soe; Knudsen, Ann Kristin; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Vollset, Stein Emil; Weiderpass, Elisabete (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-09)
      Background: Detailed assessments of mortality patterns, particularly age-specific mortality, represent a crucial input that enables health systems to target interventions to specific populations. Understanding how all-cause ...
    • Healthcare Access and Quality Index based on mortality from causes amenable to personal health care in 195 countries and territories, 1990-2015: a novel analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 

      Barber, Ryan M; Fullman, Nancy; Sorensen, Reed J D; Vollset, Stein Emil; Ellingsen, Christian Lycke; Savic, Miloje; Skirbekk, Vegard; Hailu, Alemayehu; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Htet, Aung Soe; Neupane, Sudan Prasad; Weiderpass, Elisabete (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-07)
      Background: National levels of personal health-care access and quality can be approximated by measuring mortality rates from causes that should not be fatal in the presence of effective medical care (ie, amenable mortality). ...
    • Height and body-mass index trajectories of school-aged children and adolescents from 1985 to 2019 in 200 countries and territories: a pooled analysis of 2181 population-based studies with 65 million participants 

      Rodriguez-Martinez, Andrea; Zhou, Bin; Sophiea, Marisa K.; Bentham, James; Paciorek, Christopher J.; Turilli, Maria L.C.; Andersen, Lars Bo; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Ariansen, Inger Kristine Holtermann; Bjertness, Espen; Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Ekelund, Ulf; Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Grøholt, Else Karin; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Janszky, Imre; Kolle, Elin; Krokstad, Steinar; Madar, Ahmed Ali; Sen, Abhijit; Skodje, Gry Irene; Sørgjerd, Elin Pettersen; Nilsen, Bente; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Tarp, Jakob; Tell, Grete S.; Torheim, Liv Elin; Wilsgaard, Tom; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Bennett, James E.; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Taddei, Cristina; Bixby, Honor; Stevens, Gretchen A.; Riley, Leanne M.; Cowan, Melanie J.; Savin, Stefan; Danaei, Goodarz; Chirita-Emandi, Adela; Kengne, Andre P; Khang, Young-Ho; Laxmaiah, Avula; Malekzadeh, Reza; Miranda, Jaime; Moon, Jin Soo; Popovic, Stevo; Sørensen, Thorkild I.A.; Soric, Maroje; Starc, Gregor (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Comparable global data on health and nutrition of school-aged children and adolescents are scarce. We aimed to estimate age trajectories and time trends in mean height and mean body-mass index (BMI), which ...
    • Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: an analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 

      Fullman, Nancy; Barber, Ryan M.; Abajobir, Amanuel Alemu; Abate, Kalkidan Hassen; Abbafati, Cristiana; Abbas, Kaja M.; Abd-Allah, Foad; Abdulle, Abdishakur M.; Abera, Semaw Ferede; Aboyans, Victor; Abu-Raddad, Laith J.; Abu-Rmeileh, Niveen M. E.; Aryal, Krishna Kumar; Htet, Aung Soe; Kisa, Adnan; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Vollset, Stein Emil; Weiderpass, Elisabete (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-09)
      Background: The UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are grounded in the global ambition of “leaving no one behind”. Understanding today's gains and gaps for the health-related SDGs is essential for decision makers ...
    • Measuring universal health coverage based on an index of effective coverage of health services in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 

      Lozano, Rafael; Fullman, Nancy; Mumford, John Everett; Knight, Megan; Barthelemy, Celine M.; Abbafati, Cristiana; Abbastabar, Hedayat; Abd-Allah, Foad; Abdollahi, Mohammad; Abedi, Aidin; Abolhassani, Hassan; Abosetugn, Akine Eshete; Abreu, Lucas Guimarães; Abrigo, Michael R M; Abu Haimed, Abdulaziz Khalid; Abushouk, Abdelrahman I.; Adabi, Maryam; Adebayo, Oladimeji M.; Adekanmbi, Victor; Adelson, Jaimie D.; Adetokunboh, Olatunji O.; Adham, Davoud; Advani, Shailesh M.; Afshin, Ashkan; Agarwal, Gina; Agasthi, Pradyumna; Aghamir, Seyed Mohammad Kazem; Agrawal, Anurag; Ahmad, Tauseef; Akinyemi, Rufus Olusola; Alahdab, Fares; Al-Aly, Ziyad; Alam, Khurshid; Albertson, Samuel B.; Alemu, Yihun Mulugeta; Alhassan, Robert Kaba; Ali, Muhammad; Ali, Saqib; Alipour, Vahid; Aljunid, Syed Mohamed; Alla, François; Almadi, Majid Abdulrahman Hamad; Almasi, Ali; Almasi-Hashiani, Amir; Almasri, Nihad A; Al-Mekhlaf, Hesham M; Kisa, Adnan; Yitayew, Teferi Mekonnen; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Hassan, Shoaib (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Achieving universal health coverage (UHC) involves all people receiving the health services they need, of high quality, without experiencing financial hardship. Making progress towards UHC is a policy priority ...
    • Smoking prevalence and attributable disease burden in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 

      Reitsma, Marissa B; Fullman, Nancy; Ng, Marie; Neupane, Sudan Prasad; Vollset, Stein Emil; GBD 2015 Tobacco Collaborators (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-05)
      Background: The scale-up of tobacco control, especially after the adoption of the Framework Convention for Tobacco Control, is a major public health success story. Nonetheless, smoking remains a leading risk for early death ...