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Estimation of Disability Adjusted Life Years in Reunion Island and Comparison to Metropolitan France and Other Countries in the Indian Ocean Zone

2016-09-19 20:08:23 | BioPortfolio

Summary

AVIRON study aims at estimating the burden of various causes of death and morbidity in the Reunion Island population.

Description

The identification of health priorities on a given territory is a major field of the research in Public health. The World Health Organization leads since the 1990s the "Global Burden of Disease" study. This study has for objective to estimate the burden of various causes of death and morbidity in a given population. It defines a standardized measure allowing the comparisons between the various countries. The measure developed internationally is the Disability-adjusted life year (DALY).

For the Indian Ocean zone, the international study provides values of DALYs for Madagascar, Seychelles and Mauritius. The estimation of DALYs for Reunion Island are based on data of mainland France and does not take into account specificities from Reunion Island. To better define Public health priorities, it seems essential to decline this measure at the regional level.

Study Design

Observational Model: Ecologic or Community, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Conditions

Quality-Adjusted Life Years

Location

Centre Universitaire de La Réunion
Saint Pierre
France
97448

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de la Réunion

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-19T20:08:23-0400

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