Table of contents

  • Title and verso pages
  • Key points
  • Introduction: this report, the 'burden'
    • The ABDS and the measures it uses
  • The findings
    • Disease burden across the life course
    • Impact of dying early
  • Chronic diseases and injuries dominate 
    • Impact of living with illness or injury
    • Impact of dying early
  • Large proportion of the burden can be prevented
  • Gap in health outcomes
  • Change between 2003 and 2011
  • Variations across geographic and population groups  
  • Where can I find out more?
  • Abbreviations
  • Acknowledgments