Comparative Risk Assessment,
Global Burden of Disease study 2000
Ř New approach - comparative risk assessment
l Estimate contributions of 26 risk factors to global
burden of disease using unified framework
l Physiological, lifestyle, environmental and
occupational factors
Ř ‘Nutrition-related’ risk factors included:
l low fruit and vegetables, obesity, high serum
cholesterol
Published in WHO World Health Report 2002:
Reducing Risks, Promoting Healthy Life