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‘Stocktake’ estimates burden of disease in NZ

John Kerr posted in on August 8th, 2013.

A new report from the Ministry of Health, “Health Loss in New Zealand” calculates the estimated Burden of Disease — an estimate of how much healthy life is lost due to premature death, illness or impairment — in New Zealand. The findings show that, according the most recent data from 2006, cancers (17.5%) and vascular […]

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