The burden of disease among Brazilian older adults and the challenge for health policies: results of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Abstract Background Brazil is the world’s fifth most populous nation, and is currently experimenting a fast demographic aging process in a context of scarce resources and social inequalities. To understand the health profile of older adults in Brazil is fundamental for planning public policies. Meth...

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Main Authors: Valéria Maria de Azeredo Passos, Ana Paula Silva Champs, Renato Teixeira, Maria Fernanda Furtado Lima-Costa, Renata Kirkwood, Renato Veras, Bruno Ramos Nascimento, Ana Maria Nogales, Maria Inês Schmidt, Bruce Bartholow Duncan, Ewerton Cousin, Mohsen Naghavi, Fatima Marinho Souza
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-09-01
Series:Population Health Metrics
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