Table of contents

  • Key findings
  • What is burden of disease analysis and why is it important?
  • Health loss across the life course
  • Impact of living with illness or injury
  • Impact of dying prematurely
  • Large proportion of burden can be prevented
  • Substantial gains in population health
  • Variations across geographic and population groups
  • Where can I find out more?
  • Abbreviations
  • Acknowledgments