Epidemiology of injuries from fire, heat and hot substances: global, regional and national morbidity and mortality estimates from the Global Burden of Disease 2017 study

James, Spencer L and Lucchesi, Lydia R and Bisignano, Catherine and Castle, Chris D and Dingels, Zachary V and Fox, Jack T and Hamilton, Erin B and Henry, Nathaniel J and McCracken, Darrah and Roberts, Nicholas L S and Sylte, Dillon O and Ahmadi, Alireza and Ahmed, Muktar Beshir and Alahdab, Fares and Alipour, Vahid and Andualem, Zewudu and Antonio, Carl Abelardo T and Arabloo, Jalal and Badiye, Ashish D and Bagherzadeh, Mojtaba and Banstola, Amrit and Bärnighausen, Till Winfried and Barzegar, Akbar and Bayati, Mohsen and Bhaumik, Soumyadeep and Bijani, Ali and Bukhman, Gene and Carvalho, Félix and Crowe, Christopher Stephen and Dalal, Koustuv and Daryani, Ahmad and Nasab, Mostafa Dianati and Do, Hoa Thi and Do, Huyen Phuc and Endries, Aman Yesuf and Fernandes, Eduarda and Filip, Irina and Fischer, Florian and Fukumoto, Takeshi and Gebremedhin, Ketema Bizuwork Bizuwork and Gebremeskel, Gebreamlak Gebremedhn and Gilani, Syed Amir and Haagsma, Juanita A and Hamidi, Samer and Hostiuc, Sorin and Househ, Mowafa and Igumbor, Ehimario U and Ilesanmi, Olayinka Stephen and Irvani, Seyed Sina Naghibi and Jayatilleke, Achala Upendra and Kahsay, Amaha and Kapoor, Neeti and Kasaeian, Amir and Khader, Yousef Saleh and Khalil, Ibrahim A and Khan, Ejaz Ahmad and Khazaee-Pool, Maryam and Kokubo, Yoshihiro and Lopez, Alan D and Madadin, Mohammed and Majdan, Marek and Maled, Venkatesh and Malekzadeh, Reza and Manafi, Navid and Manafi, Ali and Mangalam, Srikanth and Massenburg, Benjamin Ballard and Meles, Hagazi Gebre and Menezes, Ritesh G and Meretoja, Tuomo J and Miazgowski, Bartosz and Miller, Ted R and Mohammadian-Hafshejani, Abdollah and Mohammadpourhodki, Reza and Morrison, Shane Douglas and Negoi, Ionut and Nguyen, Trang Huyen and Nguyen, Son Hoang and Nguyen, Cuong Tat and Nixon, Molly R and Olagunju, Andrew T and Olagunju, Tinuke O and Padubidri, Jagadish Rao and Polinder, Suzanne and Rabiee, Navid and Rabiee, Mohammad and Radfar, Amir and Rahimi-Movaghar, Vafa and Rawaf, Salman and Rawaf, David Laith and Rezapour, Aziz and Rickard, Jennifer and Roro, Elias Merdassa and Roy, Nobhojit and Safari-Faramani, Roya and Salamati, Payman and Samy, Abdallah M and Satpathy, Maheswar and Sawhney, Monika and Schwebel, David C and Senthilkumaran, Subramanian and Sepanlou, Sadaf G and Shigematsu, Mika and Soheili, Amin and Stokes, Mark A and Tohidinik, Hamid Reza and Tran, Bach Xuan and Valdez, Pascual R and Wijeratne, Tissa and Yisma, Engida and Zaidi, Zoubida and Zamani, Mohammad and Zhang, Zhi-Jiang and Hay, Simon I and Mokdad, Ali H (2020) Epidemiology of injuries from fire, heat and hot substances: global, regional and national morbidity and mortality estimates from the Global Burden of Disease 2017 study. Injury Prevention, 26 (Supp 1). i36-i45. ISSN 1353-8047

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Abstract

Background Past research has shown how fires, heat and hot substances are important causes of health loss globally. Detailed estimates of the morbidity and mortality from these injuries could help drive preventative measures and improved access to care. Methods We used the Global Burden of Disease 2017 framework to produce three main results. First, we produced results on incidence, prevalence, years lived with disability, deaths, years of life lost and disability-adjusted life years from 1990 to 2017 for 195 countries and territories. Second, we analysed these results to measure mortality-to-incidence ratios by location. Third, we reported the measures above in terms of the cause of fire, heat and hot substances and the types of bodily injuries that result. Results Globally, there were 8 991 468 (7 481 218 to 10 740 897) new fire, heat and hot substance injuries in 2017 with 120 632 (101 630 to 129 383) deaths. At the global level, the age-standardised mortality caused by fire, heat and hot substances significantly declined from 1990 to 2017, but regionally there was variability in age-standardised incidence with some regions experiencing an increase (eg, Southern Latin America) and others experiencing a significant decrease (eg, High-income North America). Conclusions The incidence and mortality of injuries that result from fire, heat and hot substances affect every region of the world but are most concentrated in middle and lower income areas. More resources should be invested in measuring these injuries as well as in improving infrastructure, advancing safety measures and ensuring access to care. Keywords:burn; descriptive epidemiology; burden of disease

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health > WA. 900 Vital Statistics
Divisions: Faculty of Health > Department of Epidemiology
Depositing User: zeynab . bagheri
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2020 10:31
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2020 05:10
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/8703

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