Volume 10, Number 1—January 2004
Estimating the Public Health Impact of Rabies
|Disease||Total DALYs lost (x 1,000)|
aDALY, disability-adjusted life year.
bThe DALY score for rabies was based on official World Health Organization (WHO) figures (10). The other listed diseases constitute the official DALY score in 2001 for the priority diseases in the TDR (United Nations Development Program/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases) portfolio (8).