The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 is an international, collaborative, systematic effort to quantify the global distribution and causes of major diseases, injuries and health risk factors.
What does GBD stand for?
GBD stands for Global Burden of Disease
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We have 46 other meanings of GBD in our Acronym Attic
- Good Bye Cruel World
- Great Bay Coast Watch (est. 1990; University of New Hampshire; Durham, NH)
- Good Buddy's Coffee Express, Inc. (Massachusetts)
- Gay Bowel Disease
- General Business District (zoning)
- Generation Breakdown
- Genetic Brain Disease
- Geometric Data Base
- Gestion Benoît Dumoulin (construction)
- Glass Break Detector (security systems)
- Global Burst Detector
- Global Business Development (Toronto, ON, Canada)
- Global Business Directory (Infot Inc.; Rockville, MD)
- Go Balls Deep
- Golden, Brown and Delicious
- Good Behavior Day
- Gorenjska Borznoposredniska Druzba (Slovenian brokerage company)
- Government of Bangladesh (also seen as GOB)
- Grace-Based Discipline (parenting)
- Great Birthday
Samples in periodicals archive:
The researchers analyzed 247 surveys of adult sodium intake, stratified by age, gender, region and country between 1990 and 2010 as part of the 2010 Global Burden of Diseases Study.
In the same time period, death rates from non-communicable diseases have increased, including chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a recent Global Burden of Disease Study published in The Lancet.
New estimates from the Global Burden of Disease Study show that, worldwide, men's average lifespan rose from 56.
Researchers have published the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010, looking at the world's most prevalent health risks, in the Lancet.
Currently depression is ranked fourth among the 10 leading causes of the Global Burden of Disease, a comprehensive regional and global assessment of mortality and disability from 107 diseases and injuries.
Diseases include hypertension, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis, arthritis, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, suicide, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS, and cover diagnostic criteria, historical perspectives, the global burden of disease, population differences and time trends in incidence, prevalence, disability and mortality, and opportunities for prevention and control, with sections on controversial topics.
The World Health Organization has estimated the global burden of disease attributable to climate change risk factors at 2000 (relative to the 1961 - 1990 average base climate) as 1 600 000 premature deaths and the loss of 5 500 000 disability-adjusted life years based on climate-sensitive conditions such as malaria, malnutrition, diarrhoeal disease, heat waves and floods.