Burden of disease attributable to risk factors in European countries: A scoping literature review

Last updated on 25-6-2023 by Brecht Devleesschauwer

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OBJECTIVES: Within the framework of the burden of disease (BoD) approach, disease and injury burden estimates attributable to risk factors are a useful guide for policy formulation and priority setting in disease prevention. Considering the important differences in methods, and their impact on burden estimates, we conducted a scoping literature review to: (1) map the BoD assessments including risk factors performed across Europe; and (2) identify the methodological choices in comparative risk assessment (CRA) and risk assessment methods. METHODS: We searched multiple literature databases…

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