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Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs)

The disability-adjusted life year (DALY) is a measure of overall disease burden, expressed as the number of years lost due to ill-health, disability or early death.

Disability adjusted life years =
Years lived with disability (weighted by disability weight)
+
Years of life lost (compared to expected life years)

Disability adjusted life years
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