Rafael Lozano

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Progress on the Millenium Development Goals 4 and 5 in Mesoamerica]
    Rafael Lozano
    Instituto de la Métrica y Evaluación en Salud, Universidad de Washington, EUA, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 53:S295-302. 2011
  2. pmc Assessing quality of medical death certification: Concordance between gold standard diagnosis and underlying cause of death in selected Mexican hospitals
    Bernardo Hernández
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, USA, 2301 5th Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Popul Health Metr 9:38. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Progress towards Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5 on maternal and child mortality: an updated systematic analysis
    Rafael Lozano
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Lancet 378:1139-65. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Health Transition in Iran toward Chronic Diseases Based on Results of Global Burden of Disease 2010
    Mohsen Naghavi
    Institute for Health Metric and Evolution, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Iran Med 17:321-35. 2014
  5. doi request reprint A comparative risk assessment of burden of disease and injury attributable to 67 risk factors and risk factor clusters in 21 regions, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
    Stephen S Lim
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Lancet 380:2224-60. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 291 diseases and injuries in 21 regions, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
    Christopher J L Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle 98121, WA, USA
    Lancet 380:2197-223. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Global and regional mortality from 235 causes of death for 20 age groups in 1990 and 2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
    Rafael Lozano
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle, WA, USA
    Lancet 380:2095-128. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Breast and cervical cancer in 187 countries between 1980 and 2010: a systematic analysis
    Mohammad H Forouzanfar
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Lancet 378:1461-84. 2011
  9. pmc A systematic analysis of global anemia burden from 1990 to 2010
    Nicholas J Kassebaum
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Blood 123:615-24. 2014
  10. pmc Using verbal autopsy to measure causes of death: the comparative performance of existing methods
    Christopher J L Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 5th Avenue Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    BMC Med 12:5. 2014

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Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint [Progress on the Millenium Development Goals 4 and 5 in Mesoamerica]
    Rafael Lozano
    Instituto de la Métrica y Evaluación en Salud, Universidad de Washington, EUA, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 53:S295-302. 2011
    ..To describe the advances made by countries in the Mesoamerican region towards reaching Millenium Development Goals (MDG) 4 and 5, and discuss the most useful tasks to help the region in accomplishing or keeping track of these objectives...
  2. pmc Assessing quality of medical death certification: Concordance between gold standard diagnosis and underlying cause of death in selected Mexican hospitals
    Bernardo Hernández
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, USA, 2301 5th Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Popul Health Metr 9:38. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  3. doi request reprint Progress towards Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5 on maternal and child mortality: an updated systematic analysis
    Rafael Lozano
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Lancet 378:1139-65. 2011
    ..Our aim was to update previous estimates of maternal and child mortality using better data and more robust methods to provide the best available evidence for tracking progress on MDGs 4 and 5...
  4. ncbi request reprint Health Transition in Iran toward Chronic Diseases Based on Results of Global Burden of Disease 2010
    Mohsen Naghavi
    Institute for Health Metric and Evolution, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Iran Med 17:321-35. 2014
    ....
  5. doi request reprint A comparative risk assessment of burden of disease and injury attributable to 67 risk factors and risk factor clusters in 21 regions, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
    Stephen S Lim
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Lancet 380:2224-60. 2012
    ..No complete revision of global disease burden caused by risk factors has been done since a comparative risk assessment in 2000, and no previous analysis has assessed changes in burden attributable to risk factors over time...
  6. ncbi request reprint Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 291 diseases and injuries in 21 regions, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
    Christopher J L Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle 98121, WA, USA
    Lancet 380:2197-223. 2012
    ..We aimed to calculate disease burden worldwide and for 21 regions for 1990, 2005, and 2010 with methods to enable meaningful comparisons over time...
  7. doi request reprint Global and regional mortality from 235 causes of death for 20 age groups in 1990 and 2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
    Rafael Lozano
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle, WA, USA
    Lancet 380:2095-128. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Breast and cervical cancer in 187 countries between 1980 and 2010: a systematic analysis
    Mohammad H Forouzanfar
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Lancet 378:1461-84. 2011
    ..Breast and cervical cancer are important causes of mortality in women aged ≥15 years. We undertook annual age-specific assessments of breast and cervical cancer in 187 countries...
  9. pmc A systematic analysis of global anemia burden from 1990 to 2010
    Nicholas J Kassebaum
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Blood 123:615-24. 2014
    ..Hemoglobinopathies made significant contributions in most populations. Burden was highest in children under age 5, the only age groups with negative trends from 1990 to 2010. ..
  10. pmc Using verbal autopsy to measure causes of death: the comparative performance of existing methods
    Christopher J L Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 5th Avenue Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    BMC Med 12:5. 2014
    ..Multiple methods have been developed for assigning cause of death from a VA but their application is restricted by uncertainty about their reliability...
  11. doi request reprint Global malaria mortality between 1980 and 2010: a systematic analysis
    Christopher J L Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Lancet 379:413-31. 2012
    ..We aimed to provide an accurate assessment of the levels and time trends in malaria mortality to aid assessment of progress towards these goals and the focusing of future efforts...
  12. pmc The burden of HIV: insights from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
    Katrina F Ortblad
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    AIDS 27:2003-17. 2013
    ..To evaluate the global and country-level burden of HIV/AIDS relative to 291 other causes of disease burden from 1980 to 2010 using the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (GBD 2010) as the vehicle for exploration...
  13. doi request reprint UK health performance: findings of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
    Christopher J L Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Lancet 381:997-1020. 2013
    ....
  14. pmc Modeling causes of death: an integrated approach using CODEm
    Kyle J Foreman
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Popul Health Metr 10:1. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  15. ncbi request reprint Evaluating causes of death and morbidity in iran, global burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors study 2010
    Mohammad Hossein Forouzanfar
    Institute for Health Metric and Evolution, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Iran Med 17:304-20. 2014
    ..we aimed to recap and highlight the major results of the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2010 by mortality and morbidity to clarify the current health priorities and challenges in Iran...
  16. pmc Algorithms for enhancing public health utility of national causes-of-death data
    Mohsen Naghavi
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Popul Health Metr 8:9. 2010
    ..In this study, we attempt to build on these approaches to enhance the utility of national cause-of-death data for public health analysis...
  17. doi request reprint Increased educational attainment and its effect on child mortality in 175 countries between 1970 and 2009: a systematic analysis
    Emmanuela Gakidou
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Lancet 376:959-74. 2010
    ..We updated previous systematic assessments of educational attainment, and estimated the contribution of improvements in women's education to reductions in child mortality in the past 40 years...
  18. pmc Robust metrics for assessing the performance of different verbal autopsy cause assignment methods in validation studies
    Christopher Jl Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Popul Health Metr 9:28. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  19. pmc Management of diabetes and associated cardiovascular risk factors in seven countries: a comparison of data from national health examination surveys
    Emmanuela Gakidou
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 89:172-83. 2011
    ..To examine the effectiveness of the health system response to the challenge of diabetes across different settings and explore the inequalities in diabetes care that are attributable to socioeconomic factors...
  20. pmc Improving the public health utility of global cardiovascular mortality data: the rise of ischemic heart disease
    Ryan M Ahern
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, 2301 Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Popul Health Metr 9:8. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  21. pmc Exposing misclassified HIV/AIDS deaths in South Africa
    Jeanette Kurian Birnbaum
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 5th Avenue Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 89:278-85. 2011
    ..To quantify the deaths from human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) that are misattributed to other causes in South Africa's death registration data and to adjust for this bias...
  22. doi request reprint Maternal mortality for 181 countries, 1980-2008: a systematic analysis of progress towards Millennium Development Goal 5
    Margaret C Hogan
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Lancet 375:1609-23. 2010
    ..We assessed levels and trends in maternal mortality for 181 countries...
  23. pmc Population Health Metrics Research Consortium gold standard verbal autopsy validation study: design, implementation, and development of analysis datasets
    Christopher Jl Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Popul Health Metr 9:27. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  24. pmc Estimating population cause-specific mortality fractions from in-hospital mortality: validation of a new method
    Christopher J L Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e326. 2007
    ..We propose a method to estimate population cause-specific mortality fractions (CSMFs) using data already collected in many middle-income and some low-income developing nations, yet rarely used: in-hospital death records...