Majid Ezzati

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The preventable causes of death in the United States: comparative risk assessment of dietary, lifestyle, and metabolic risk factors
    Goodarz Danaei
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    PLoS Med 6:e1000058. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends and cardiovascular mortality effects of state-level blood pressure and uncontrolled hypertension in the United States
    Majid Ezzati
    Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave Bldg 1, 1107, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 117:905-14. 2008
  3. pmc The reversal of fortunes: trends in county mortality and cross-county mortality disparities in the United States
    Majid Ezzati
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 5:e66. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The global cardiovascular risk transition: associations of four metabolic risk factors with national income, urbanization, and Western diet in 1980 and 2008
    Goodarz Danaei
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 127:1493-502, 1502e1-8. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The age associations of blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose: analysis of health examination surveys from international populations
    Gitanjali M Singh
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 125:2204-11. 2012
  6. pmc Associations of suboptimal growth with all-cause and cause-specific mortality in children under five years: a pooled analysis of ten prospective studies
    Ibironke Olofin
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e64636. 2013
  7. doi request reprint National, regional, and global trends in serum total cholesterol since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 321 country-years and 3·0 million participants
    Farshad Farzadfar
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 377:578-86. 2011
  8. doi request reprint National, regional, and global trends in fasting plasma glucose and diabetes prevalence since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 370 country-years and 2·7 million participants
    Goodarz Danaei
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 378:31-40. 2011
  9. pmc The age-specific quantitative effects of metabolic risk factors on cardiovascular diseases and diabetes: a pooled analysis
    Gitanjali M Singh
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e65174. 2013
  10. pmc Contribution of H. pylori and smoking trends to US incidence of intestinal-type noncardia gastric adenocarcinoma: a microsimulation model
    Jennifer M Yeh
    Center for Health Decision Science, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 10:e1001451. 2013

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. pmc The preventable causes of death in the United States: comparative risk assessment of dietary, lifestyle, and metabolic risk factors
    Goodarz Danaei
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    PLoS Med 6:e1000058. 2009
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends and cardiovascular mortality effects of state-level blood pressure and uncontrolled hypertension in the United States
    Majid Ezzati
    Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave Bldg 1, 1107, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 117:905-14. 2008
    ..Our aim was to estimate levels and trends in state-level mean systolic blood pressure (SBP), the prevalence of uncontrolled systolic hypertension, and cardiovascular mortality attributable to all levels of higher-than-optimal SBP...
  3. pmc The reversal of fortunes: trends in county mortality and cross-county mortality disparities in the United States
    Majid Ezzati
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 5:e66. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint The global cardiovascular risk transition: associations of four metabolic risk factors with national income, urbanization, and Western diet in 1980 and 2008
    Goodarz Danaei
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 127:1493-502, 1502e1-8. 2013
    ..We investigated the associations of body mass index (BMI), fasting plasma glucose, systolic blood pressure, and serum total cholesterol with national income, Western diet, and, for BMI, urbanization in 1980 and 2008...
  5. doi request reprint The age associations of blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose: analysis of health examination surveys from international populations
    Gitanjali M Singh
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 125:2204-11. 2012
    ..We examined worldwide variations in the age associations of systolic blood pressure (SBP), total cholesterol (TC), and fasting plasma glucose (FPG)...
  6. pmc Associations of suboptimal growth with all-cause and cause-specific mortality in children under five years: a pooled analysis of ten prospective studies
    Ibironke Olofin
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e64636. 2013
    ..Child undernutrition affects millions of children globally. We investigated associations between suboptimal growth and mortality by pooling large studies...
  7. doi request reprint National, regional, and global trends in serum total cholesterol since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 321 country-years and 3·0 million participants
    Farshad Farzadfar
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 377:578-86. 2011
    ..Previous analyses of trends in serum cholesterol were limited to a few countries, with no consistent and comparable global analysis. We estimated worldwide trends in population mean serum total cholesterol...
  8. doi request reprint National, regional, and global trends in fasting plasma glucose and diabetes prevalence since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 370 country-years and 2·7 million participants
    Goodarz Danaei
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 378:31-40. 2011
    ..We estimated trends and their uncertainties in mean fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and diabetes prevalence for adults aged 25 years and older in 199 countries and territories...
  9. pmc The age-specific quantitative effects of metabolic risk factors on cardiovascular diseases and diabetes: a pooled analysis
    Gitanjali M Singh
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e65174. 2013
    ....
  10. pmc Contribution of H. pylori and smoking trends to US incidence of intestinal-type noncardia gastric adenocarcinoma: a microsimulation model
    Jennifer M Yeh
    Center for Health Decision Science, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 10:e1001451. 2013
    ..We sought to estimate the contribution of risk factor trends on past and future intestinal-type noncardia gastric adenocarcinoma (NCGA) incidence...
  11. ncbi request reprint Causes of cancer in the world: comparative risk assessment of nine behavioural and environmental risk factors
    Goodarz Danaei
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 366:1784-93. 2005
    ..In this report, we estimate mortality from 12 types of cancer attributable to nine risk factors in seven World Bank regions for 2001...
  12. pmc Household concentrations and exposure of children to particulate matter from biomass fuels in The Gambia
    Kathie L Dionisio
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 46:3519-27. 2012
    ..01. Children in The Gambia have relatively high PM(2.5) exposure. There is a need for simple methods that can directly measure PM(2.5) exposure in field studies...
  13. doi request reprint National, regional, and global trends in body-mass index since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 960 country-years and 9·1 million participants
    Mariel M Finucane
    Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 377:557-67. 2011
    ..However, few worldwide comparative analyses of long-term trends of body-mass index (BMI) have been done, and none have used recent national health examination surveys. We estimated worldwide trends in population mean BMI...
  14. pmc The promise of prevention: the effects of four preventable risk factors on national life expectancy and life expectancy disparities by race and county in the United States
    Goodarz Danaei
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 7:e1000248. 2010
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  15. pmc Exploring the cost-effectiveness of Helicobacter pylori screening to prevent gastric cancer in China in anticipation of clinical trial results
    Jennifer M Yeh
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Program in Health Decision Science, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 124:157-66. 2009
    ..These results illustrate the potential promise of a gastric cancer screening program and provide rationale for urgent clinical studies to move the prevention agenda forward...
  16. ncbi request reprint Improving child survival through environmental and nutritional interventions: the importance of targeting interventions toward the poor
    Emmanuela Gakidou
    Initiative for Global Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA 298:1876-87. 2007
    ..A critical but underinvestigated question for planning and allocating resources toward the MDGs is how interventions related to one MDG might affect progress toward other goals...
  17. pmc Characterizing the epidemiological transition in Mexico: national and subnational burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors
    Gretchen Stevens
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 5:e125. 2008
    ..Subnational analysis of the burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors can improve characterization of the epidemiological transition and identify policy priorities...
  18. pmc Effects of smoking and solid-fuel use on COPD, lung cancer, and tuberculosis in China: a time-based, multiple risk factor, modelling study
    Hsien Ho Lin
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 372:1473-83. 2008
    ..We aimed to predict the effects of risk-factor trends on COPD, lung cancer, and tuberculosis...
  19. doi request reprint The exposure of infants and children to carbon monoxide from biomass fuels in The Gambia: a measurement and modeling study
    Kathie L Dionisio
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 22:173-81. 2012
    ..A parsimonious model with fuel, season, and other PM sources as covariates explained 39% of between-child variation in exposure and helped remove within-child variability...
  20. ncbi request reprint Air pollution in Accra neighborhoods: spatial, socioeconomic, and temporal patterns
    Kathie L Dionisio
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:2270-6. 2010
    ..The results show that PM in these four neighborhoods is substantially higher than the WHO Air Quality Guidelines and in some cases even higher than the WHO Interim Target 1, with the highest pollution in the poorest neighborhood...
  21. pmc Effects of Helicobacter pylori infection and smoking on gastric cancer incidence in China: a population-level analysis of trends and projections
    Jennifer M Yeh
    Center for Health Decision Science, Harvard School of Public Health, 718 Huntington Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:2021-9. 2009
    ..Our aim was to (1) retrospectively estimate the effects of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) and smoking on past gastric cancer incidence and (2) project how interventions on these two risk factors can reduce future incidence...
  22. ncbi request reprint Global and regional mortality from ischaemic heart disease and stroke attributable to higher-than-optimum blood glucose concentration: comparative risk assessment
    Goodarz Danaei
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 368:1651-9. 2006
    ..We aimed to quantify population-level effects of all higher-than-optimum concentrations of blood glucose on mortality from ischaemic heart disease and stroke worldwide...
  23. doi request reprint Is inequality at the heart of it? Cross-country associations of income inequality with cardiovascular diseases and risk factors
    Daniel Kim
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:1719-32. 2008
    ..Future studies should consider income inequality as an independent contributor to variations in CVD burden globally...
  24. pmc Effect of air pollution control on life expectancy in the United States: an analysis of 545 U.S. counties for the period from 2000 to 2007
    Andrew W Correia
    From the Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 24:23-31. 2013
    ..Whether these more recent and slower declines of PM2.5 levels continue to improve life expectancy and whether they benefit all populations equally is unknown...
  25. ncbi request reprint Improving the comparability of diabetes mortality statistics in the U.S. and Mexico
    Christopher J L Murray
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:451-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to increase the cross-state comparability of diabetes mortality statistics related in the U.S. and Mexico...
  26. pmc Household and community poverty, biomass use, and air pollution in Accra, Ghana
    Zheng Zhou
    Department of Global Health and Population, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:11028-33. 2011
    ..Lack of regular physical access to clean fuels is an obstacle to fuel switching in low-income neighborhoods and should be addressed through equitable energy infrastructure...
  27. pmc Eight Americas: investigating mortality disparities across races, counties, and race-counties in the United States
    Christopher J L Murray
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 3:e260. 2006
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  28. pmc Global, regional, and national consumption levels of dietary fats and oils in 1990 and 2010: a systematic analysis including 266 country-specific nutrition surveys
    Renata Micha
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 348:g2272. 2014
    ..To quantify global consumption of key dietary fats and oils by country, age, and sex in 1990 and 2010...
  29. pmc Trends in national and state-level obesity in the USA after correction for self-report bias: analysis of health surveys
    Majid Ezzati
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    J R Soc Med 99:250-7. 2006
    ..To quantify population-level bias in self-reported weight and height as a function of age, sex, and the mode of self-report, and to estimate unbiased trends in national and state level obesity in the USA...
  30. pmc Household and community socioeconomic and environmental determinants of child nutritional status in Cameroon
    Roland Pongou
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:98. 2006
    ..We further consider age-specific effects of household economic status on child nutrition...
  31. pmc Rethinking the "diseases of affluence" paradigm: global patterns of nutritional risks in relation to economic development
    Majid Ezzati
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 2:e133. 2005
    ....
  32. pmc Cost-effectiveness of treatment and endoscopic surveillance of precancerous lesions to prevent gastric cancer
    Jennifer M Yeh
    Center for Health Decision Science, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer 116:2941-53. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the clinical benefits and cost-effectiveness of treatment and endoscopic surveillance to prevent gastric cancer...
  33. pmc Within-neighborhood patterns and sources of particle pollution: mobile monitoring and geographic information system analysis in four communities in Accra, Ghana
    Kathie L Dionisio
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:607-13. 2010
    ..Sources of air pollution in developing country cities include transportation and industrial pollution, biomass and coal fuel use, and resuspended dust from unpaved roads...
  34. ncbi request reprint Health impacts of macroeconomic crises and policies: determinants of variation in childhood malnutrition trends in Cameroon
    Roland Pongou
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:648-56. 2006
    ..We examined the effects of economic crises and adjustment programmes during the 1990s in Cameroon on childhood malnutrition in population subgroups and evaluated the household and health system mediators of these effects...
  35. doi request reprint Worldwide epidemiology of atrial fibrillation: a Global Burden of Disease 2010 Study
    Sumeet S Chugh
    Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, CA S S C, R H, K N, D S Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden R H University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands M R Framingham Heart Study and Boston University School of Medicine and Public Health, Boston, MA E J B Department of Medicine, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC R F G Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea Y H K Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Portland, OR J H M National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD Z J Z, G A M Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle M H F, M N, C J L M and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA M E
    Circulation 129:837-47. 2014
    ..The global burden of atrial fibrillation (AF) is unknown...
  36. doi request reprint The effect of multiple anthropometric deficits on child mortality: meta-analysis of individual data in 10 prospective studies from developing countries
    Christine M McDonald
    Departments of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:896-901. 2013
    ..Child stunting, wasting, and underweight have been individually associated with increased mortality. However, there has not been an analysis of the mortality risk associated with multiple anthropometric deficits...
  37. ncbi request reprint Role of smoking in global and regional cardiovascular mortality
    Majid Ezzati
    Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 112:489-97. 2005
    ..There is little information on how it contributes to global and regional cause-specific mortality from cardiovascular diseases for which background risk varies because of other risks...
  38. ncbi request reprint Understanding the coronary heart disease versus total cardiovascular mortality paradox: a method to enhance the comparability of cardiovascular death statistics in the United States
    Christopher J L Murray
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 113:2071-81. 2006
    ..Our aim was to identify exogenous individual- and community-level predictors of cause-of-death assignment and variability and to use these predictors to improve the comparability of CHD mortality estimates across states...
  39. doi request reprint National, regional, and global trends in systolic blood pressure since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 786 country-years and 5·4 million participants
    Goodarz Danaei
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 377:568-77. 2011
    ..However, few worldwide analyses of trends in blood pressure have been done. We estimated worldwide trends in population mean systolic blood pressure (SBP)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Association between tobacco smoking and active tuberculosis in Taiwan: prospective cohort study
    Hsien Ho Lin
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:475-80. 2009
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Eight Americas: new perspectives on U.S. health disparities
    Christopher J L Murray
    Harvard University, Initiative for Global Health, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:4-10. 2005
    ..In particular, if blood pressure and cholesterol are confirmed as major contributors to current mortality patterns, innovative strategies such as the Polypill and unique individual and population approaches need to be explored...
  42. ncbi request reprint Estimates of global and regional potential health gains from reducing multiple major risk factors
    Majid Ezzati
    Risk, Resources, and Environmental Management Division, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, USA
    Lancet 362:271-80. 2003
    ..But few such investigations have been attempted, and none on a global scale. Our aim was to estimate the potential health benefits from removal of multiple major risk factors...
  43. ncbi request reprint A risk-based method for modeling traffic fatalities
    Kavi Bhalla
    Harvard Initiative for Global Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Risk Anal 27:125-36. 2007
    ..Regional adaptations of the model validated with local data can be used to evaluate the impacts of transportation planning and safety interventions, such as helmets, seat belts, and enforcement of traffic laws, on traffic fatalities...
  44. ncbi request reprint Estimates of global mortality attributable to smoking in 2000
    Majid Ezzati
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 362:847-52. 2003
    ..Smoking is a risk factor for several diseases and has been increasing in many developing countries. Our aim was to estimate global and regional mortality in 2000 caused by smoking, including an analysis of uncertainty...
  45. doi request reprint Chemical characterization and source apportionment of household fine particulate matter in rural, peri-urban, and urban West Africa
    Zheng Zhou
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 48:1343-51. 2014
    ..Our findings demonstrate the need for policies that enhance access to cleaner fuels in both rural and urban areas, and for controlling traffic emissions in cities in sub-Saharan Africa. ..
  46. pmc Anaemia, prenatal iron use, and risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Batool A Haider
    Departments of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 346:f3443. 2013
    ....
  47. pmc Diabetes prevalence and diagnosis in US states: analysis of health surveys
    Goodarz Danaei
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Popul Health Metr 7:16. 2009
    ..Self-reported diabetes prevalence may be biased because respondents may not be aware of their risk status. Our objective was to estimate the prevalence of diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes by state...
  48. pmc Tobacco smoke, indoor air pollution and tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Hsien Ho Lin
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e20. 2007
    ..We undertook a systematic review and meta-analysis to quantitatively assess the association between these exposures and the risk of infection, disease, and death from TB...
  49. ncbi request reprint Role of smoking in global and regional cancer epidemiology: current patterns and data needs
    Majid Ezzati
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 116:963-71. 2005
    ..This variability illustrates the importance of coupling research and surveillance of smoking with that for other risk factors for more effective cancer prevention...
  50. ncbi request reprint Scaling-up access to family planning may improve linear growth and child development in low and middle income countries
    Günther Fink
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e102391. 2014
    ..A large literature has indicated a robust association between birth spacing and child survival, but evidence on the association of birth timing with physical growth in low and middle income countries (LMICs) remains limited...
  51. pmc Environmental risks in the developing world: exposure indicators for evaluating interventions, programmes, and policies
    Majid Ezzati
    Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:15-22. 2005
    ..Current large scale data collection efforts are generally disconnected from micro-scale studies in health sciences, which in turn have insufficiently investigated the behavioural and socioeconomic factors that influence exposure...
  52. pmc Worldwide risk factors for heart failure: a systematic review and pooled analysis
    Shahab Khatibzadeh
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Int J Cardiol 168:1186-94. 2013
    ..Heart failure risk factors are diverse and likely to vary among world regions. Systematic review and pooled analysis were used to describe contributions of major underlying risk factors for heart failure in six world regions...
  53. doi request reprint The contributions of risk factor trends to cardiometabolic mortality decline in 26 industrialized countries
    Mariachiara Di Cesare
    MRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 42:838-48. 2013
    ..We estimated the potential role of trends in population body mass index, systolic blood pressure, serum total cholesterol and smoking in cardiometabolic mortality decline in 26 industrialized countries...
  54. ncbi request reprint Common values in assessing health outcomes from disease and injury: disability weights measurement study for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
    Joshua A Salomon
    Harvard School of Public Health, MA, USA
    Lancet 380:2129-43. 2012
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint How can cross-country research on health risks strengthen interventions? Lessons from INTERHEART
    Majid Ezzati
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 364:912-4. 2004
  56. doi request reprint Development of an empirically calibrated model of gastric cancer in two high-risk countries
    Jennifer M Yeh
    Program in Health Decision Science, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 718 Huntington Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1179-87. 2008
    ..As better data become available, the model can be refined and recalibrated, and, as such, be used as an iterative tool to assess the likely health and economic outcomes associated with gastric cancer prevention strategies...
  57. ncbi request reprint Indoor air pollution and health in developing countries
    Majid Ezzati
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 366:104-6. 2005
  58. pmc Association of secondhand smoke exposure with pediatric invasive bacterial disease and bacterial carriage: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Chien Chang Lee
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 7:e1000374. 2010
    ..meningitidis), Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib), and Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae)...
  59. pmc The contribution of leading diseases and risk factors to excess losses of healthy life in Eastern Europe: burden of disease study
    John W Powles
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2SR, UK
    BMC Public Health 5:116. 2005
    ..The East/West gradient in health across Europe has been described often, but not using metrics as comprehensive and comparable as those of the Global Burden of Disease 2000 and Comparative Risk Assessment studies...
  60. ncbi request reprint Greenhouse gas implications of household energy technology in Kenya
    Rob Bailis
    Energy and Resources Group, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3050, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:2051-9. 2003
    ..Policy implications and options for environment and public health are discussed...
  61. doi request reprint Maternal and child undernutrition: global and regional exposures and health consequences
    Robert E Black
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 371:243-60. 2008
  62. ncbi request reprint Global and regional burden of disease and risk factors, 2001: systematic analysis of population health data
    Alan D Lopez
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane 4006, Australia
    Lancet 367:1747-57. 2006
    ..Our aim was to calculate the global burden of disease and risk factors for 2001, to examine regional trends from 1990 to 2001, and to provide a starting point for the analysis of the Disease Control Priorities Project (DCPP)...
  63. doi request reprint Biomass fuels and respiratory diseases: a review of the evidence
    Carlos Torres-Duque
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 5:577-90. 2008
    ..Consequently, complex solutions need to be locally adapted, and involve the commitment and active participation of governments, scientific societies, nongovernmental organizations, and the general community...
  64. pmc Complexity and rigour in assessing the health dimensions of sectoral policies and programmes
    Majid Ezzati
    Resources and Environmental Management Division, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 81:458-9. 2003
  65. ncbi request reprint Chronic disease prevention: health effects and financial costs of strategies to reduce salt intake and control tobacco use
    Perviz Asaria
    Kings Fund, London, UK
    Lancet 370:2044-53. 2007
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Geographical, spatial, and temporal distributions of multiple indoor air pollutants in four Chinese provinces
    Yinlong Jin
    National Institute for Environmental Health and Related Product Safety, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    Environ Sci Technol 39:9431-9. 2005
    ..The implications of the findings for designing environmental health interventions in each province are discussed...
  67. ncbi request reprint Exposure to indoor air pollution from household energy use in rural China: the interactions of technology, behavior, and knowledge in health risk management
    Yinlong Jin
    Institute for Environmental Health and Related Product Safety, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Beijing, PR China
    Soc Sci Med 62:3161-76. 2006
    ..Based on the analysis, we present technological and behavioral interventions for these four Chinese provinces...
  68. pmc Distribution of major health risks: findings from the Global Burden of Disease study
    Anthony Rodgers
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    PLoS Med 1:e27. 2004
    ..The distribution of risk-factor-attributable disease burden, for example by age or exposure level, can inform the selection and targeting of specific interventions and programs, and increase cost-effectiveness...
  69. pmc Should interventions to reduce respirable pollutants be linked to tuberculosis control programmes?
    Enis Baris
    World Bank, Washington, DC, USA
    BMJ 329:1090-3. 2004
  70. ncbi request reprint Patterns of household concentrations of multiple indoor air pollutants in China
    Gongli He
    National Institute for Environmental Health and Related Product Safety, China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 100050, People s Republic of China
    Environ Sci Technol 39:991-8. 2005
    ..The findings indicate the need for monitoring of RPM and selected other pollutants in longer-term health studies, with focus on both cooking and living/sleeping areas...
  71. ncbi request reprint Mortality and greenhouse gas impacts of biomass and petroleum energy futures in Africa
    Robert Bailis
    Energy and Resources Group, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3050, USA
    Science 308:98-103. 2005
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint [Priority setting for health interventions in Mexico's System of Social Protection in Health]
    Eduardo Gonzalez-Pier
    Unidad de Análisis Económico, Secretaria de Salud, Mexico, Paseo de la Reforma 450, PH, Col Juárez, 06600 Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 49:S37-52. 2007
    ....
  73. pmc The health impacts of exposure to indoor air pollution from solid fuels in developing countries: knowledge, gaps, and data needs
    Majid Ezzati
    Risk, Resource, and Environmental Management Division, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:1057-68. 2002
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  74. ncbi request reprint Selected major risk factors and global and regional burden of disease
    Majid Ezzati
    Risk, Resources and Environmental Management Division, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, USA
    Lancet 360:1347-60. 2002
    ..Our aim was to estimate the contributions of selected major risk factors to global and regional burden of disease in a unified framework...
  75. pmc Acute lower respiratory infections in childhood: opportunities for reducing the global burden through nutritional interventions
    Daniel E Roth
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 86:356-64. 2008
    ..At present, a reduction in the burden of ALRI can be expected from the continued promotion of breastfeeding and scale-up of zinc supplementation or fortification strategies in target populations...
  76. ncbi request reprint Characterizing air pollution in two low-income neighborhoods in Accra, Ghana
    Raphael E Arku
    Department of Geography and Resource Development, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana
    Sci Total Environ 402:217-31. 2008
    ..The implications of the results for future urban air pollution monitoring and measurement in developing countries are discussed...
  77. ncbi request reprint Global burden of disease 2005: call for collaborators
    Christopher J L Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Lancet 370:109-10. 2007
  78. ncbi request reprint Priority setting for health interventions in Mexico's System of Social Protection in Health
    Eduardo Gonzalez-Pier
    Mexican Ministry of Health, Mexico City, Mexico
    Lancet 368:1608-18. 2006
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