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Human Studies

2022 11 18

Dtsch Arztebl Int


The Burden of Disease in Germany at the National and Regional Level-Results in Terms of Disability–Adjusted Life Years (DALY) from the BURDEN 2020 Study.


Porst M, von der Lippe E, Leddin J, Anton A, Wengler A, Breitkreutz J, Schüssel K, Brückner G, Schröder H, Gruhl H, Plass D, Barnes B, Busch MA, Haller S, Hapke U, Neuhauser H, Reitzle L, Scheidt-Nave C, Schlotmann A, Steppuhn H, et al.
Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2022 11 18(Forthcoming).
PMID: 36350160.


measures such as disability-adjusted life years (DALY) are becoming increasingly important for the standardized assessment of the burden of disease due to death and disability. The BURDEN 2020 pilot project was designed as an independent burden-ofdisease study for Germany, which was based on nationwide data, but which also yielded regional estimates.