Estimating the Contributions of Lifestyle-Related Factors to Preventable Death: A Workshop Summary

Estimating the Contributions of Lifestyle-Related Factors to Preventable Death: A Workshop Summary

By: Planning Committee on Estimating the Contributions of Lifestyle-Related Factors to Preventable Death (author), Institute of Medicine (author), Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice (author)Paperback

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This report is the summary of a workshop held by The Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Science December 13-14, 2004 to estimate the contributions of lifestyle-related factors to preventable death. The summary of this workshop includes presentations from experts in statistical design, epidemiology, quality-of-life measures, communication, and public policy and discussions among the participants. Panels of experts addressed the following topics: methodological issues when estimating the public health burden of lifestyle factors; estimating "attributable risk" in practice; alternative ways of measuring the health burden; and public policy issues.

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Planning Committee on Estimating the Contributions of Lifestyle-Related Factors to Preventable Death

Contents

1 Front Matter; 2 Workshop Summary; 3 Appendix A: Workshop Agenda; 4 Appendix B: Speaker Biosketches; 5 Appendix C: Workshop Participants; 6 Appendix D: Acronym List

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780309096904
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 80
  • ID: 9780309096904
  • ISBN10: 0309096901

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