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Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (GBD 2010) Disability Weights


General Info
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1990 - 12/2010
Data type

The GBD Study 2010 estimated the burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors globally and for 21 regions for 1990 and 2010. The study was implemented as a collaboration of Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) as coordinating center, University of Queensland, Harvard School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Imperial College London, and WHO.

This dataset provides the disability weights with uncertainty intervals for 220 unique health states used to estimate non-fatal health outcomes in the GBD 2010 Study. The data were published in The Lancet in December 2012 in the paper “Common values in assessing health outcomes from disease and injury: disability weights measurement study for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010.”