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Disability-Adjusted Life-Years Due to Stroke in Kenya.

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Summary of "Disability-Adjusted Life-Years Due to Stroke in Kenya."

There is little information on stroke morbidity in Kenya to inform health care planning. The disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) are a time-based measure of health status that incorporates both disability and mortality.

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Name: Neuroepidemiology
ISSN: 1423-0208
Pages: 1-7

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