Burden of Disease Study: Scotland

The Scottish Public Health Observatory Burden of Disease (SBoD) study is a national, and local, population health surveillance system which monitors how diseases, injuries and risk factors prevent the Scottish population from living longer lives in better health.

SBoD standardises estimates of ill-health and early death in a composite measure called Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs), also referred to as health loss. It does this by framing ill-health and premature mortality in terms of health loss as a function of time.

Chapters are as follows:

Find the full study (in English) here.

Data Sources, Governmental / Institutional / Public Health Statutory Body Document, Research
Communicable diseases, Mental health, addiction, Non-communicable diseases, alcohol, nutrition, obesity, cancer, smoking, physical activity
United Kingdom
National, Regional

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