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What does YLL stand for?

YLL stands for Years of Life Lost

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Ground-level ozone pollution was estimated to cause an additionally 200,000 premature deaths every year, the agency said in a press release, which notes that "burden of disease" is a calculation based on years of life lost combined with years lived at less than full health.
In 1990 the UK ranked tenth in a league table of 19 countries showing years of life lost (YLL) per 100,000 members of the population.
The most used method is the approach that measures the global burden of NCDs in terms of disability adjusted life years (DALYs) which is a combination of years of life lost (YLL) through premature death, and years lived with disability (YLD).
By a variety of yardsticks, including 5-year overall survival and potential years of life lost due to malignancy, Americans fare no better and in some cases do worse than citizens of countries spending far less per capita on health care, said Dr.