Measuring Health and Disease

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Unformatted text preview: to measuring mortality: Not all deaths are reported Try to get around this with survey data Cause of death not always definitive especially when symptoms are non- specific Collection of data unreliable especially in low- income countries Depends on training and expertise of people coding cause of death Challenges to measuring morbidity: Data based on self- perception or self- observation or individual preferences, wide variation because of subjectivity Loss of limbs and global burden of disease charts on p. 10 of article Preferences are constantly changing Drawing lines of attribution are difficult Reliance on hospital data skewed because of population that has access to hospitals Outpatient records deficient in diagnosis data Depen...
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