Measuring Burden of Unhealthy Behaviours Using a Multivariable Predictive Approach: Life Expectancy Lost in Canada Attributable to Smoking, Alcohol, Physical Inactivity, and Diet
OPEN PLoS medicine | 17 Aug 2016
DG Manuel, R Perez, C Sanmartin, M Taljaard, D Hennessy, K Wilson, P Tanuseputro, H Manson, C Bennett, M Tuna, S Fisher and LC Rosella
Behaviours such as smoking, poor diet, physical inactivity, and unhealthy alcohol consumption are leading risk factors for death. We assessed the Canadian burden attributable to these behaviours by developing, validating, and applying a multivariable predictive model for risk of all-cause death.
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