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Table 3 Simple example: Situation in the population without any elimination

From: Taking multi-morbidity into account when attributing DALYs to risk factors: comparing dynamic modeling with the GBD2010 calculation method

  N in Population Disability weight Disability Weighted N Adjusted Disability weight Adjusted Disability weighted N
Healthy 8,100 0 0 0 0
Disease A only 900 0.3 270 0.29551) 265.95
Disease B only 900 0.3 270 0.29551) 265.95
Both disease A and B 100 0.51 51 0.5912) 59.1
Total 10,000   591   591
  1. 1)(0.51/2 *100 + 0.3*900)/100 = 0.2955
  2. 2)0.2955*2