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GBD Results Tool

Default results are global all-cause deaths and DALYs for 2017 with trends since 1990. Refer to the documentation in the 'Help' tab for assistance with common questions, querying the tool, interpreting and using results, and troubleshooting.

What's included:

  • All GBD causes, risks, etiologies, impairments, injuries by nature, and sequela aggregates
  • Measures: deaths, years of life lost (YLLs), years lived with disability (YLDs), disability-adjusted life years (DALYs), prevalence, incidence, life expectancy, probability of death, healthy life expectancy (HALE), maternal mortality ratio (MMR), and summary exposure value (SEV)
  • Metrics (units): number, rate, percent, years, probability of death
  • Years: 1990-2017; annual results for all measures
  • All GBD age groups
  • Sexes: males, females, both sexes
  • Locations: GBD super regions, regions, countries, select subnational units, and custom regions (WHO regions, World Bank Income Levels, and more)
  • GBD Results Tool User Guide [PDF]: Find help with querying the tool for specific results, downloading files, and troubleshooting
  • Codebook [ZIP]: Access the following files:
    • A machine-actionable codebook with variable labels, and IDs and names for causes, locations, and other coded values
    • Cause, risk, and location hierarchies
    • Metrics definitions for each measure
    • An Excel workbook with results by measure for causes, risks, etiologies, and more
  • GBD 2017 Online Tools Overview [PDF]: Explore a guide that includes a GBD glossary, all coded value names and IDs, and more

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