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  • Study reveals impact of disease injury and risk factors on New Zealanders

    Issue 53 – September 2013

    The Ministry of Health has published Health Loss in New Zealand: A Report from the New Zealand Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors Study 2006–2016, a systematic assessment of the health loss experienced by the population. The study draws on data from 2006 to estimate how much healthy life is lost from a comprehensive set of diseases, injuries, and risk factors. It combines both the loss of health from premature death (fatal outcomes) and the loss of health from illness and impairment (non-fatal outcomes).

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