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Womenʼs Burden of Disease and Injuries in East Azerbaijan
Sevil Hakimi , Mostafa Farahbakhsh, Ahmad Kousha, Akram Zakeri, Khadijeh Valizadeh
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Background : The aim of this study is assessment of burden of disease in East Azerbaijan women.
Materials and Methods : In this project we used of disability adjusted life years (DALY) as an index of burden of disease.
Results : Cardiovascular disease, cancers and unintended injuries 71.98% of DALY for premature death. The 3 leading causes of YLD in East Azerbaijan province were: psycineurotic disorders, musculoskeletal and urogenital diseases.
Conclusion : This study shows that YLL is 3 fold of YLD and this indicated to lower quality of life of women.
Keywords: Diseases, Women, Events
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Type of Study: Short Communication | Subject: Epidemiology
* Corresponding Author Address: Department of Reproductive Health, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
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Hakimi S, Farahbakhsh M, Kousha A, Zakeri A, Valizadeh K. Womenʼs Burden of Disease and Injuries in East Azerbaijan. ZJRMS. 2012; 14 (10) :79-81
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