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The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 - Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) Writing Group

 

Overview

The aim of this project was to describe the epidemiology for a comprehensive reassessment of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) burden in 21 regions of the world for the period 1990 to 2009.

The objectives of the project were to:

This project updated the global epidemiology of RHD, providing estimates of prevalence, incidence, mortality, years of life lost (YLL), years of life lost due to disability (YLD), and disability adjusted life years (DALYs) for the 21 global regions.

Abstract adapted from Menzies School of Health Research

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Samantha Colquhoun
Email: samantha.colquhoun@mcri.edu.au

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Last updated: 27 February 2017
 
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