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comparative risk factor assessment

Detailed information regarding the impact of selected risk factors to health are essential for health policies aimed at preventing disease and injury. A comparative risk assessment (CRA) of the disease burden is a systematic evaluation of the changes in population health which would result from modifying the population distribution of exposure to a particular risk factor or a group of risk factors.

A summary report (pdf format, 3,295 kb) presents the findings of the study and the policy implications.

The 17 risk factors included in the study are:


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