Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

Forouzanfar, M. H. and Afshin, A. and Alexander, L. T. and Biryukov, S. and Brauer, M. and Cercy, K. and Charlson, F. J. and Cohen, A. J. and Dandona, L. and Estep, K. and Ferrari, A. J. and Frostad, J. J. and Fullman, N. and Godwin, W. W. and Griswold, M. and Hay, S. I. and Kyu, H. H. and Larson, H. J. and Lim, S. S. and Liu, P. Y. and Lopez, A. D. and Lozano, R. and Marczak, L. and Mokdad, A. H. and Moradi-Lakeh, M. and Naghavi, M. and Reitsma, M. B. and Roth, G. A. and Sur, P. J. and Vos, T. and Wagner, J. A. and Wang, H. and Zhao, Y. and Zhou, M. and Barber, R. M. and Bell, B. and Blore, J. D. and Casey, D. C. and Coates, M. M. and Cooperrider, K. and Cornaby, L. and Dicker, D. and Erskine, H. E. and Fleming, T. and Foreman, K. and Gakidou, E. and Haagsma, J. A. and Johnson, C. O. and Kemmer, L. and Ku, T. and Leung, J. and Masiye, F. and Millear, A. and Mirarefin, M. and Misganaw, A. and Mullany, E. and Mumford, J. E. and Ng, M. and Olsen, H. and Rao, P. and Reinig, N. and Roman, Y. and Sandar, L. and Santomauro, D. F. and Slepak, E. L. and Sorensen, R. J. D. and Thomas, B. A. and Vollset, S. E. and Whiteford, H. A. and Zipkin, B. and Murray, C. J. L. and Mock, C. N. and Anderson, B. O. and Futran, N. D. and Anderson, H. R. and Bhutta, Z. A. and Nisar, M. I. and Akseer, N. and Krueger, H. and Gotay, C. C. and Kissoon, N. and Kopec, J. A. and Pourmalek, F. and Burnett, R. and Abajobir, A. A. and Knibbs, L. D. and Veerman, J. L. and Lalloo, R. and Scott, J. G. and Alam, N. K. M. and Gouda, H. N. and Guo, Y. and McGrath, J. J. and Jeemon, P. and Dandona, R. and Goenka, S. and Kumar, G. A. and Gething, P. W. and Bisanzio, D. and Deribew, A. and others, (2016) Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet, 388 (10053). pp. 1659-1724.

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Background The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2015 provides an up-to-date synthesis of the evidence for risk factor exposure and the attributable burden of disease. By providing national and subnational assessments spanning the past 25 years, this study can inform debates on the importance of addressing risks in context. Methods We used the comparative risk assessment framework developed for previous iterations of the Global Burden of Disease Study to estimate attributable deaths, disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs), and trends in exposure by age group, sex, year, and geography for 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks from 1990 to 2015. This study included 388 risk-outcome pairs that met World Cancer Research Fund-defined criteria for convincing or probable evidence. We extracted relative risk and exposure estimates from randomised controlled trials, cohorts, pooled cohorts, household surveys, census data, satellite data, and other sources. We used statistical models to pool data, adjust for bias, and incorporate covariates. We developed a metric that allows comparisons of exposure across risk factors—the summary exposure value. Using the counterfactual scenario of theoretical minimum risk level, we estimated the portion of deaths and DALYs that could be attributed to a given risk. We decomposed trends in attributable burden into contributions from population growth, population age structure, risk exposure, and risk-deleted cause-specific DALY rates. We characterised risk exposure in relation to a Socio-demographic Index (SDI). Findings Between 1990 and 2015, global exposure to unsafe sanitation, household air pollution, childhood underweight, childhood stunting, and smoking each decreased by more than 25. Global exposure for several occupational risks, high body-mass index (BMI), and drug use increased by more than 25 over the same period. All risks jointly evaluated in 2015 accounted for 57·8 (95 CI 56·6–58·8) of global deaths and 41·2 (39·8–42·8) of DALYs. In 2015, the ten largest contributors to global DALYs among Level 3 risks were high systolic blood pressure (211·8 million 192·7 million to 231·1 million global DALYs), smoking (148·6 million 134·2 million to 163·1 million), high fasting plasma glucose (143·1 million 125·1 million to 163·5 million), high BMI (120·1 million 83·8 million to 158·4 million), childhood undernutrition (113·3 million 103·9 million to 123·4 million), ambient particulate matter (103·1 million 90·8 million to 115·1 million), high total cholesterol (88·7 million 74·6 million to 105·7 million), household air pollution (85·6 million 66·7 million to 106·1 million), alcohol use (85·0 million 77·2 million to 93·0 million), and diets high in sodium (83·0 million 49·3 million to 127·5 million). From 1990 to 2015, attributable DALYs declined for micronutrient deficiencies, childhood undernutrition, unsafe sanitation and water, and household air pollution; reductions in risk-deleted DALY rates rather than reductions in exposure drove these declines. Rising exposure contributed to notable increases in attributable DALYs from high BMI, high fasting plasma glucose, occupational carcinogens, and drug use. Environmental risks and childhood undernutrition declined steadily with SDI; low physical activity, high BMI, and high fasting plasma glucose increased with SDI. In 119 countries, metabolic risks, such as high BMI and fasting plasma glucose, contributed the most attributable DALYs in 2015. Regionally, smoking still ranked among the leading five risk factors for attributable DALYs in 109 countries; childhood underweight and unsafe sex remained primary drivers of early death and disability in much of sub-Saharan Africa. Interpretation Declines in some key environmental risks have contributed to declines in critical infectious diseases. Some risks appear to be invariant to SDI. Increasing risks, including high BMI, high fasting plasma glucose, drug use, nd some occupational exposures, contribute to rising burden from some conditions, but also provide opportunities for intervention. Some highly preventable risks, such as smoking, remain major causes of attributable DALYs, even as exposure is declining. Public policy makers need to pay attention to the risks that are increasingly major contributors to global burden. Funding Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. © 2016 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an Open Access article under the CC BY license

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Uncontrolled Keywords: glucose Africa south of the Sahara age distribution air pollution alcohol consumption Article body mass cause of death cholesterol blood level cohort analysis comparative study disability disease association drug use environmental exposure geographic distribution global change glucose blood level groups by age health behavior health survey high sodium intake human malnutrition metabolic disorder mortality risk occupational exposure occupational hazard particulate matter physical activity population growth population structure priority journal quality adjusted life year randomized controlled trial (topic) risk assessment risk reduction sanitation smoking stunting systolic blood pressure underweight unsafe sex
Subjects: WA Public Health
Divisions: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
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Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2020 09:08
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