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From: Why choice of metric matters in public health analyses: a case study of the attribution of credit for the decline in coronary heart disease mortality in the US and other populations

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Results of pairs of studies using IMPACT: estimates for percentage contributions of better treatments and favorable risk factor changes to observed reductions in the risk of death from Coronary Heart Disease comparing the estimated contributions to deaths prevented or postponed (DPP, top) with those estimating contributions to life years gained (LYG, bottom).

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