About the Authors
- Christopher J. L Murray
- Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
- Alan D Lopez
- School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
- Jeremy T Barofsky, Chloe Bryson-Cahn
- Harvard Initiative for Global Health, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
- Rafael Lozano
- Director General de Información, Secretería de Salud, Mexico DF, Mexico
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
CJLM and ADL conceived the idea for the study. CJLM led the analysis. JTB and CBC conducted the analysis. RL interpreted the data and results and contributed to the refinement of the approach. CJLM, ADL, and JTB wrote the first draft of the text.