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Table 1 Risk factor priority indicator values: combined 27 capital cities total

From: A priority health index identifies the top six priority risk and related factors for non-communicable diseases in Brazilian cities

Risk factor Cost1 Cost transformed2 Effectiveness3 Severity4 Magnitude5 Urgency6 Disparity7
Current smoking 4.90 204.082 0.116 21298.000 0.150 −0.310 1.520
Physical inactivity 4.30 232.558 0.350 17505.000 0.150 0.000 0.890
Overweight-obesity 41.70 23.981 0.095 2453.000 0.480 1.390 1.000
Eating < 5 servings of fruit and vegetables per week 10.00 100.000 0.032 904.000 0.700 0.000 1.290
Abusive Alcohol Intake (binge drinking) 4.00 250.000 0.080 22927.000 0.190 0.000 0.810
Had no Papanicolaou in last three years 11.40 87.719 0.180 66.000 0.190 0.000 2.060
Had no Mammography in last two years 550.00 1.818 0.182 79.000 0.270 −0.560 2.410
Had no BP Screening in last one year 10.00 100.000 0.317 9816.000 0.210 0.000 1.600
Had no Glucose Screening in last two years 41.70 23.981 0.076 414.000 0.110 0.000 1.470
Has been diagnosed with high cholesterol 10.00 100.000 0.470 5518.000 0.170 0.000 1.000
Has been diagnosed with hypertension 10.00 100.000 0.225 25402.000 0.230 0.000 1.360
Has been diagnosed with diabetes 10.00 100.000 0.235 1071.000 0.060 0.170 1.620
Mean - 110.345 0.197 8954.417 0.243 0.058 1.419
Standard deviation - 80.323 0.131 10016.920 0.177 0.460 0.477
  1. 1Intervention Cost (US$) per Person Covered.
  2. 2Transformation of Intervention Cost per Person Covered (i.e., 1000/intervention cost).
  3. 3Percent reduction in the prevalence of Risk Factor due to Intervention.
  4. 4Mortality Attributable to Risk Factor.
  5. 5Prevalence of Risk Factor.
  6. 6Unit of change in Risk Factor prevalence per year (Slope).
  7. 7Low (<12 years) to High (= > 12 years) Education Ratio of the Risk Factor Prevalence.