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Research Article

Mortality in Iraq Associated with the 2003–2011 War and Occupation: Findings from a National Cluster Sample Survey by the University Collaborative Iraq Mortality Study

  • Amy Hagopian mail,

    hagopian@uw.edu

    Affiliation: Health Alliance International, Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Abraham D. Flaxman,

    Affiliation: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Tim K. Takaro,

    Affiliation: Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Sahar A. Esa Al Shatari,

    Affiliation: Human Resources Development and Training Center, Iraq Ministry of Health, Baghdad, Iraq

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  • Julie Rajaratnam,

    Affiliation: Harborview Medical Center, Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Stan Becker,

    Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Alison Levin-Rector,

    Affiliation: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Lindsay Galway,

    Affiliation: Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Berq J. Hadi Al-Yasseri,

    Affiliation: Iraq Ministry of Health, Baghdad, Iraq

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  • William M. Weiss,

    Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Christopher J. Murray,

    Affiliation: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Gilbert Burnham

    Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: October 15, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001533

About the Authors

Amy Hagopian
Health Alliance International, Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Abraham D. Flaxman, Alison Levin-Rector, Christopher J. Murray
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Tim K. Takaro, Lindsay Galway
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Sahar A. Esa Al Shatari
Human Resources Development and Training Center, Iraq Ministry of Health, Baghdad, Iraq
Julie Rajaratnam
Harborview Medical Center, Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Stan Becker, William M. Weiss, Gilbert Burnham
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Berq J. Hadi Al-Yasseri
Iraq Ministry of Health, Baghdad, Iraq

Corresponding Author

Email: hagopian@uw.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AH ADF TT SAS JR SB LG BHA WW CJM GB. Performed the experiments: AH ADF TT SAS JR SB ALR LG BHA WW CJM GB. Analyzed the data: AH ADF TT JR SB ALR LG GB. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: AH. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: AH ADF TT SAS JR SB ALR LG BHA WW CJM GB. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: AH ADF TT SAS JR SB ALR LG BHA WW CJM GB. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: AH ADF TT SAS JR SB ALR LG BHA WW CJM GB.