Colin D Mathers

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi Healthy life expectancy: comparison of OECD countries in 2001
    Colin D Mathers
    Global Program on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:5-11. 2003
  2. doi Global and regional causes of death
    Colin D Mathers
    Department of Health statistics and informatics, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Br Med Bull 92:7-32. 2009
  3. ncbi Healthy life expectancy in 191 countries, 1999
    C D Mathers
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1211 27, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 357:1685-91. 2001
  4. pmc Global and regional estimates of cancer mortality and incidence by site: I. Application of regional cancer survival model to estimate cancer mortality distribution by site
    Colin D Mathers
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Cancer 2:36. 2002
  5. pmc Guidelines for Accurate and Transparent Health Estimates Reporting: the GATHER statement
    Gretchen A Stevens
    Department of Information, Evidence and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 13:e1002056. 2016
  6. pmc Global patterns of healthy life expectancy in the year 2002
    Colin D Mathers
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 4:66. 2004
  7. pmc Global mortality trends and patterns in older women
    Gretchen A Stevens
    Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 91:630-9. 2013
  8. pmc Global and regional estimates of cancer mortality and incidence by site: II. Results for the global burden of disease 2000
    Kenji Shibuya
    Global Program on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Cancer 2:37. 2002
  9. ncbi Global patterns of healthy life expectancy for older women
    Colin D Mathers
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Women Aging 14:99-117. 2002
  10. doi Counting disability: global and national estimation
    Nenad Kostanjsek
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Disabil Rehabil 35:1065-9. 2013

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi Healthy life expectancy: comparison of OECD countries in 2001
    Colin D Mathers
    Global Program on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:5-11. 2003
    ..To compare average levels of population health for Australia and other OECD countries in 2001...
  2. doi Global and regional causes of death
    Colin D Mathers
    Department of Health statistics and informatics, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Br Med Bull 92:7-32. 2009
    ..The paper also examines some of the data gaps, uncertainties and limitations in the resulting mortality estimates...
  3. ncbi Healthy life expectancy in 191 countries, 1999
    C D Mathers
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1211 27, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 357:1685-91. 2001
    ..Although women live longer, they spend a greater amount of time with disability. As average levels of health expenditure per capita increase, healthy life expectancy increases at a greater rate than total life expectancy...
  4. pmc Global and regional estimates of cancer mortality and incidence by site: I. Application of regional cancer survival model to estimate cancer mortality distribution by site
    Colin D Mathers
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Cancer 2:36. 2002
    ..For regions where information on the distribution of cancer deaths is not available, a site-specific survival model was developed to estimate the distribution of cancer deaths by site...
  5. pmc Guidelines for Accurate and Transparent Health Estimates Reporting: the GATHER statement
    Gretchen A Stevens
    Department of Information, Evidence and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 13:e1002056. 2016
    ..Gretchen Stevens and colleagues present the GATHER statement, which seeks to promote good practice in the reporting of global health estimates. ..
  6. pmc Global patterns of healthy life expectancy in the year 2002
    Colin D Mathers
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 4:66. 2004
    ..The World Health Organization reports on healthy life expectancy for 192 WHO Member States. This paper describes variation in average levels of population health across these countries and by sex for the year 2002...
  7. pmc Global mortality trends and patterns in older women
    Gretchen A Stevens
    Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 91:630-9. 2013
    ..To describe mortality patterns in women older than 50 years in light of the growth, seen in almost all countries, in the absolute number of females in this age group and in the proportion of the female population comprising older women...
  8. pmc Global and regional estimates of cancer mortality and incidence by site: II. Results for the global burden of disease 2000
    Kenji Shibuya
    Global Program on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Cancer 2:37. 2002
    ..We present the detailed estimates of mortality and incidence by site as the basis for the future estimation of cancer burden for the Global Burden of Disease 2000 study...
  9. ncbi Global patterns of healthy life expectancy for older women
    Colin D Mathers
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Women Aging 14:99-117. 2002
    ..We discuss the implications of the findings for international health policy...
  10. doi Counting disability: global and national estimation
    Nenad Kostanjsek
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Disabil Rehabil 35:1065-9. 2013
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  11. doi Global and regional hearing impairment prevalence: an analysis of 42 studies in 29 countries
    Gretchen Stevens
    Department of Health statistics and informatics, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Public Health 23:146-52. 2013
    ..We estimate regional and global hearing impairment prevalence from sparse data and calculate corresponding uncertainty intervals...
  12. doi Global burden of disease in young people aged 10-24 years: a systematic analysis
    Fiona M Gore
    Department of Health statistics and informatics, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 377:2093-102. 2011
    ..We describe the global burden of disease arising in young people and the contribution of risk factors to that burden...
  13. ncbi The burden and costs of chronic diseases in low-income and middle-income countries
    Dele O Abegunde
    Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:1929-38. 2007
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  14. pmc Measuring the burden of neglected tropical diseases: the global burden of disease framework
    Colin D Mathers
    Information, Evidence and Research Cluster, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 1:e114. 2007
    ..3% of the global burden of disease and injuries. Further research is currently underway to revise and update these estimates...
  15. pmc Projections of global mortality and burden of disease from 2002 to 2030
    Colin D Mathers
    Evidence and Information for Policy Cluster, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 3:e442. 2006
    ..This paper describes the methods, assumptions, input data, and results...
  16. pmc Counting the dead and what they died from: an assessment of the global status of cause of death data
    Colin D Mathers
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 83:171-7. 2005
    ..We sought to assess the current status of global data on death registration and to examine several indicators of data completeness and quality...
  17. pmc Population health metrics: crucial inputs to the development of evidence for health policy
    Colin D Mathers
    Epidemiology and Burden of Disease, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Popul Health Metr 1:6. 2003
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  18. doi Guidelines for Accurate and Transparent Health Estimates Reporting: the GATHER statement
    Gretchen A Stevens
    Department of Information, Evidence and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland Electronic address
    Lancet . 2016
    ..A more detailed explanation and elaboration document, describing the interpretation and rationale of each reporting item along with examples of good reporting, is available on the GATHER website...
  19. doi The World Health Organization and global health estimates: improving collaboration and capacity
    Ties Boerma
    Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems, World Health Organization Geneva, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Med 13:286. 2015
    ..Efforts to improve estimates must be accompanied by concerted attempts to address data gaps, common standards for documentation, sharing of data and methods, and regular interaction and collaboration among all groups involved. ..
  20. doi Priorities for women's health from the Global Burden of Disease study
    Priscila S Ribeiro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 102:82-90. 2008
    ..An understanding of the key regional and age-specific priorities for women's health will facilitate the development of appropriate interventions and policies to reduce disease burden...
  21. ncbi 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)...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. pmc Epidemiological evidence: improving validity through consistency analysis
    Colin D Mathers
    Bull World Health Organ 80:611. 2002
  24. ncbi 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