Tag: burden of illness

Meta-Analysis Is Not Appropriate for Burden of Disease Estimates

Brisbane, Australia – In burden of disease studies, decisions about the pooling of estimates, such as prevalence across countries, are largely made using conventional meta-analysis models. However, when there is true diversity and dissimilarity of effects, meta-analysis is not recommended. If

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Having Diabetes Mellitus May Cost The Patient 11.1 Years Of Healthy Life

New York, NY, USA – An 18-year old diabetic person is expected to live an additional 43.4 years of healthy life-11.1 years less than a non-diabetic person of the same age-according to a study by Columbia University in New York, NY

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