Global Health Risks
Mortality and Burden of Disease Attributable to Selected Major Risks
Nonserial Publication
World Health Organization
ISBN-13    9789241563871 ISBN-10    9241563877
Order Number    11500772 Format    Paper Back
Price    CHF    30.00 / US$    36.00 Developing countries:    CHF    30.00
English     2009        68   pages
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Table of contents
Part 1. Introduction
Purpose of this report
Understanding the nature of health risks
The risk transition
Measuring impact of risk
Risk factors in the update for 2004
Regional estimates for 2004

Part 2. Results
Global patterns of health risk
Childhood and maternal undernutrition
Other diet-related risk factors and physical inactivity
Sexual and reproductive health
Addictive substances
Environmental risks
Occupational and other risks

Part 3. Joint effects of risk factors
Joint contribution of risk factors to specific diseases
Potential health gains from reducing multiple risk factors

Annex A: Data and methods
Estimating population attributable fractions
Risk factors