The health status of the young people is an important indicator for future health and health care needs of the next generation. In order to understand the health risk factors of Saudi youth, we analyzed data from a large national survey in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
March 5, 2016
July 14, 2015
Individual income and poverty are associated with poor health outcomes. The poor face unique challenges related to access, education, financial capacity, environmental effects, and other factors that threaten their health outcomes.
April 30, 2015
A Hand Up: Global Progress Toward Universal Education examines unprecedented gains in expanding education for all people over the past 50 years. This report presents data on educational attainment over time and across countries in a comparable, comprehensive way.
October 5, 2012
In this working paper, we review past work on health inequalities and propose concrete ways in which countries can implement systems to measure, monitor and ultimately reduce inequalities in health.
September 18, 2010
Increased educational attainment and its effect on child mortality in 175 countries between 1970 and 2009: a systematic analysis
In addition to the inherent importance of education and its essential role in economic growth, education and health are strongly related. We updated previous systematic assessments of educational attainment, and estimated the contribution of improvements in women’s education to reductions in child mortality in the past 40 years.
March 23, 2010
The promise of prevention: the effects of four preventable risk factors on national life expectancy and life expectancy disparities by race and county in the United States
Life expectancy in the US is shortened by more than four years because of preventable risk factors such as smoking and being overweight, IHME researchers found.