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Disability-adjusted life years (Daly) for Hiv-infected patients in Spain: individual analysis for the burden of disease

Author
Perez, N.; Muñoz-Moreno, J.A.; Kaskens, L.; Fumaz, C.R.; Gómez Melis, Guadalupe
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
8th Conference of Eastern Mediterranean Region of the International Biometric Society
Date of publication
2015
Presentation's date
2015-05-14
Book of congress proceedings
The 8th Conference of Eastern Mediterranean Region of the International Biometric Society: 11-15 May 2015: Cappadocia, Nevsehir, Turkey: abstract book
First page
65
Last page
65
URL
http://biostat.cu.edu.tr/emr2015/dosyalar/abstract_book.pdf Open in new window
Abstract
Disability-adjusted life years (DALY) is a measure aimed to quantify the burden of disease and injury on societies 1 and represent the reduction in the number of years of life lost due to disease, weighted by the quality of life attributable to the disease. The DALY are obtained from the sum of: years of life lost (YLL) and years lived with disability (YLD) 2. Few studies of burden of diseases are available, and in particular for Spanish population and performed using individual characteristics....
Keywords
Burden of disease, DALY, HIV
Group of research
GRBIO - Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Research Group

Participants

  • Perez Alvarez, Nuria  (author and speaker )
  • Muñoz Moreno, Jose Antonio  (author and speaker )
  • Kaskens, Lisette  (author and speaker )
  • Rodriguez Fumaz, Carmina  (author and speaker )
  • Gomez Melis, Guadalupe  (author and speaker )