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Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (GBD 2010) Results by Cause 1990-2010


General Info
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1990 - 12/2010
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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 four metrics with uncertainty intervals for 291 diseases and injuries: deaths, years of life lost (YLLs), years lived with disability (YLDs), and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) by region, age, and sex. The results were published in The Lancet in December 2012 in "Global and regional mortality from 235 causes of death for 20 age groups," "Years lived with disability (YLDs) for 1160 sequelae of 289 diseases and injuries 1990-2010," and "Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 291 diseases and injuries in 21 regions, 1990-2010."