Chapter 4. Global Burden of Disease
Which of the following is NOT associated with the epidemiologic transition?
A. Aging of the population
B. A decline in infectious diseases
C. Growth of the population
D. A decline in noncommunicable diseases
Worldwide, the leading cause of death in 2010 was
B. ischemic heart disease.
In 2010, which one of the following countries had the highest life expectancy among females?
From a global perspective, which one of the following risk factors contributes to the greatest burden of disease?
D. Unsafe sexual practices
Between 1990 and 2010, the greatest percentage decline in age-standardized mortality rates was found from which disease?
A. Ischemic heart disease
Between 1990 and 2010, the age group with the greatest percentage reduction in numbers of deaths was
The greatest percentage contribution to global burden of disease in 2010, as measured by DALYs, relates to which of the following?
B. Noncommunicable diseases
The noncommunicable disease with the greatest contribution to global burden of disease in 2010, as measured by DALYs is