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The Australian Burden of Disease Study: measuring the loss of health from diseases, injuries and risk factors

Colin D Mathers, Chris E Stevenson and Stephen J Begg
Med J Aust 2000; 172 (12): 592-596.
Published online: 19 June 2000

In 1998-1999 the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare carried out a national study of the burden of disease and injury in Australia,1,2 in close collaboration with the Victorian Department of Human Services, which conducted a parallel analysis concurrently in Victoria.3,4 Here, the principal investigators present the key findings.

  • Colin D Mathers
  • Chris E Stevenson
  • Stephen J Begg


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