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Title: The burden of disease in Spain: results from the global burden of disease study 2010
Author: Haro Abad, Josep Maria
Tyrovolas, Stefanos
Garin, Noe
Diaz-Torne, Cesar
Carmona, Loreto
Sànchez Riera, Lídia
Perez-Ruiz, Fernando
Murray, Christopher J.L.
Keywords: Mortalitat
Discapacitat física
Malalties cardiovasculars
Tumors
Espanya
Mortality
Disabilities
Cardiovascular diseases
Tumors
Spain
Issue Date: 5-Dec-2014
Publisher: BioMed Central
Abstract: BackgroundWe herein evaluate the Spanish population¿s trends in health burden by comparing results of two Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Studies (the GBD studies) performed 20 years apart.MethodsData is part of the GBD study for 1990 and 2010. We present results for mortality, years of life lost (YLLs), years lived with disability, and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for the Spanish population. Uncertainty intervals for all measures have been estimated.ResultsNon-communicable diseases accounted for 3,703,400 (95% CI 3,648,270¿3,766,720) (91.3%) of 4,057,400 total deaths, in the Spanish population. Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases were the main cause of mortality among non-communicable diseases (34.7% of total deaths), followed by neoplasms (27.1% of total deaths). Neoplasms, cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, and chronic respiratory diseases were the top three leading causes for YLLs. The most important causes of DALYs in 2010 were neoplasms, cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, musculoskeletal disorders, and mental and behavioral disorders.ConclusionsMortality and disability in Spain have become even more linked to non-communicable diseases over the last years, following the worldwide trends. Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, neoplasms, mental and behavioral disorders, and neurological disorders are the leading causes of mortality and disability. Specific focus is needed from health care providers and policy makers to develop health promotion and health education programs directed towards non-communicable disorders.
Note: Reproducció del document publicat a: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12916-014-0236-9
It is part of: Bmc Medicine, 2014, vol. 12, num. 1, p. 236
Related resource: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12916-014-0236-9
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2445/65756
ISSN: 1741-7015
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