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Population Health Metrics

Population Health Metrics

Editors-in-Chief: C.J.L. Murray; A.D. Lopez

ISSN: 1478-7954 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12963

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  • Publishes cutting-edge methodology studies measuring population health at a global level
  • High ranked journal, in the top 10 open access journals within the subject category 'Public, Environmental and Occupational Health'.
  • High-profile Editorial Board

Population Health Metrics is a highly-accessed journal publishing cutting-edge methodology studies that measure population health at a global level. The journal encompasses topics relating to concepts, methods, ethics applications, and results in the measurement of the health of populations. With a high-profile global editorial board, Population Health Metrics provides an open-access platform for public health researchers to share their findings with the global research community. The journal welcomes submissions addressing population health in a wide variety of areas, such as inequality, descriptive epidemiology, mortality and morbidity, and risk factor modelling.

Related subjects » Public Health - Sociology

Impact Factor: 2.325 (2017) * 

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    Population Health Metrics addresses issues relating to concepts, methods, ethics applications, and results in the measurement of the health of populations. This includes areas of health state measurement and valuation, summary measures of levels of population health, and inequality in population health, descriptive epidemiology at the population level, burden of disease and injury analysis, disease, and risk factor modeling for populations and comparative assessment of risks to health at population level. The journal provides a platform for population health researchers in all these areas to share their findings with the global research community.

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