Measuring the population burden of injuries - implications for global and national estimates: A multi-centre prospective UK longitudinal study

Ronan Lyons, Denise Kendrick, Elizabeth Towner, Nicola Christie, Steven Macey, Carol Coupland, Belinda Gabbe

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Current methods of measuring the population burden of injuries rely on many assumptions and limited data available to the global burden of diseases studies. The aim of this study was to compare the population burden of injuries using different approaches from the UK Burden of Injury and GBD studies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 13
Number of pages13
JournalPLoS Medicine
Issue number12 (Art. No: e1001140)
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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