School of Public Health

Publications

Refereed research and review articles

Ezzati M, Mbinda BM, Kammen DM. Comparison of emissions and residential exposure from traditional and improved cookstoves in Kenya. Environmental Science and Technology 2000; 34(4):578-583

Ezzati M, Saleh H, Kammen DM. The contributions of emissions and spatial microenvironments to exposure to indoor air pollution from biomass combustion in Kenya. Environmental Health Perspectives 2000; 108(9):833-839

Ezzati M, Singer BH, Kammen DM. Towards an integrated framework for development-environment policy: the dynamics of environmental Kuznets curves. World Development 2000; 29(8):1421-1434

Ezzati M, Kammen DM. Quantifying the effects of exposure to indoor air pollution from biomass combustion on acute respiratory infections in developing countries. Environmental Health Perspectives 2001; 109(5):481-488

Ezzati M, Kammen DM. Indoor air pollution from biomass combustion and acute respiratory infections in Kenya: an exposure-response study. Lancet 2001; 358(9282):619-624

Ezzati M, Kammen DM. Evaluating the health benefits of transitions in household energy technology in Kenya. Energy Policy 2002; 30(10):815-826

Ezzati M, Kammen DM. Household energy, indoor air pollution and health in developing countries: knowledge base for effective intervention. Annual Review of Energy and the Environment 2002; 27:233-270

Ezzati M, Kammen DM. The health impacts of exposure to indoor air pollution from solid fuels in developing countries: knowledge, gaps, and data needs. Environmental Health Perspectives 2002; 110(11):1057-1068

Ezzati M, Lopez AD, Rodgers A, Vander Hoorn S, Murray CJL, the Comparative Risk Assessment Collaborating Group. Selected major risk factors and global and regional burden of disease. Lancet 2002; 360(9343):1347-1360

Ezzati M, Lopez AD. Measuring the accumulated hazards of smoking: global and regional estimates for 2000. Tobacco Control 2003; 12(1):79-85

Ezzati M, Lopez AD. Estimates of global mortality attributable to smoking in 2000. Lancet 2003; 362(9387):847-852

Bailis R, Ezzati M, Kammen DM. Greenhouse gas implications of household energy technologies in Kenya. Environmental Science and Technology 2003; 37(10):2051-2059

Murray CJL, Ezzati M, Lopez AD, Rodgers A, Vander Hoorn S. Comparative quantification of health risks: conceptual framework and methodological issues. Population Health Metrics 2003; 1: 1

Ezzati M, Vander Hoorn S, Rodgers A, Lopez AD, Mathers CD, Murray CJL, the Comparative Risk Assessment Collaborating Group. Estimates of global and regional potential health gains from reducing multiple major risk factors. Lancet 2003; 362(9380):271-280

Ezzati M, Lopez AD. Regional, disease-specific patterns of smoking-attributable mortality in 2000. Tobacco Control 2004; 13(4):388-395

Rodgers A, Ezzati M, Vander Hoorn S, Lopez AD, Lin R-B, Murray CJL, the Comparative Risk Assessment Collaborating Group. Distributions of major global health risks: findings from the global burden of disease project. PLoS Medicine 2004; 1(1):e27

Ezzati M, Bailis R, Kammen DM, Holloway T, Price L, Cifuentes LA, Barnes B, Chaurey A, Dhanapala KN. Energy management and global health. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 2004; 29:383-420

Baris E, Ezzati M. Should interventions to reduce respirable pollutants be linked to tuberculosis control programmes? BMJ 2004; 329(7474):1090-1093

Murray CJL, Kulkarni S, Ezzati M. Eight Americas: new perspectives on U.S. health disparities. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2005; 29(5; supplement 1):4-10

Powles J, Zatonski W, Vander Hoorn S, Ezzati M. The contribution of leading diseases and risk factors to excess losses of healthy life in eastern Europe: burden of disease study. BMC Public Health 2005; 5:116

Ezzati M, Utzinger J, Cairncross S, Cohen AJ, Singer BH. Environmental risks in the developing world: exposure indicators for evaluating interventions and policies. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2005; 59(1):15-22

Bailis R, Ezzati M, Kammen DM. The role of technology management in the dynamics of greenhouse gas emissions from household energy use in sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Environment and Development 2005; 14(1):149-174

Bailis R, Ezzati M, Kammen DM. Mortality and greenhouse gas impacts of biomass and petroleum energy futures in Africa. Science 2005; 308(5718):98-103

Ezzati M, Henley SJ, Lopez AD, Thun MJ. Role of smoking in global and regional cancer epidemiology: current patterns and data needs. International Journal of Cancer 2005; 116(6):963-71

Ezzati M, Henley SJ, Thun MJ, Lopez AD. Role of smoking in global and regional cardiovascular mortality. Circulation 2005; 112(4):489-497

Ezzati M, Vander Hoorn S, Lawes CMM, Leach R, James WPT, Lopez AD, Rodgers A, Murray CJL. Rethinking “the diseases of affluence” paradigm: global patterns of nutritional risks in relation to economic development. PLoS Medicine 2005; 2(5):e133

Smith KR, Ezzati M. How environmental risks change with development: the epidemiologic and environmental risk transitions revisited. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 2005; 30:291-333

He G, Ying B, Liu J, Gao S, Shen S, Balakrishnan K, Jin Y, Liu F, Tang N, Shi K, Baris E, Ezzati M. Patterns of household concentrations of multiple indoor air pollutants in China. Environmental Science and Technology 2005; 39(4):991-998

Jin Y, Zhou Z, He G, Wei H, Liu J, Liu F, Tang N, Ying B, Liu Y, Hu G, Wang H, Balakrishnan K, Watson K, Baris E, Ezzati M. Geographical, spatial, and temporal distributions of multiple indoor air pollutants in four Chinese provinces. Environmental Science and Technology 2005; 39(24):9431-9439

Danaei G, Vander Hoorn S, Lopez AD, Murray CJL, Ezzati M, the Comparative Risk Assessment Collaborating Group. Causes of cancer in the world: comparative risk assessment of nine behavioural and environmental risk factors. Lancet 2005; 366(9499):1784-1793

Pongou R, Ezzati M, Salomon J. Household and community socioeconomic and environmental determinants of child nutritional status in Cameroon. BMC Public Health 2006; 6(1):98

Pongou R, Salomon J, Ezzati M. Health impacts of macroeconomic crises and policies: determinants of variation in childhood malnutrition trends in Cameroon. International Journal of Epidemiology 2006; 35(3):648-656

Jin Y, Ma X, Chen X, Cheng Y, Baris E, Ezzati M, the China Rural Energy and Health Research Group. Exposure to indoor air pollution from household energy use in rural China: the interactions of technology, behavior, and knowledge in health risk management. Social Science and Medicine 2006; 62(12):3161-3176

Michaud CM, McKenna MT, Begg S, Tomijima N, Majmudar M, Bulzacchelli MT, Ebrahim S, Ezzati M, Salomon JA, Gaber Kreiser J, Hogan M, Murray CJL. The burden of disease and injury in the United States, 1996. Population Health Metrics 2006; 4:11

González-Pier E, Gutiérrez-Delgado C, Stevens G, Barraza-Lloréns M, Porras-Condey R, Carvalho N, Loncich K, Dias R, Kulkarni S, Casey A, Murakami Y, Ezzati M, Salomon, JA. Priority-setting for health interventions in Mexico’s System of Social Protection in Health. Lancet 2006; 368(9547):1608-1618

Ezzati M, Martin H, Skjold S, Vander Hoorn S, Murray CJL. Trends in national and state-level obesity in the United States after correction for self-report bias: analysis of health surveys. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 2006; 99(5):250-257

Murray CJL, Kulkarni SC, Ezzati M. Understanding the CHD versus total cardiovascular mortality paradox: a method to enhance the comparability of cardiovascular death statistics in the United States. Circulation 2006; 113(17):2071-2081

Lopez AD, Mathers CD, Ezzati M, Jamison D, Murray CJL. The global and regional burden of disease and risk factors, 2001: systematic analysis of population health data. Lancet 2006; 367(9524):1747-1757

Murray CJL, Kulkarni SC, Michaud C, Tomijima N, Bulzacchelli MT, Iandiorio TJ, Ezzati M. Eight Americas: investigating mortality disparities across races, counties and race-counties in the United States. PLoS Medicine 2006; 3(9):e260

Danaei G, Lawes CMM, Vander Hoorn S, Murray CJL, Ezzati M. Global and regional mortality from ischaemic heart disease and stroke attributable to higher-than-optimal blood glucose concentration: comparative risk assessment. Lancet 2006; 368(9548):1651-1659

Zhou Z, Jin Y, Liu F, Cheng Y, Liu J, Kang J, He G, Tang N, Xun C, Baris E, Ezzati M. Community effectiveness of stove and health education interventions for reducing exposure to indoor air pollution from solid fuels in four Chinese provinces. Environmental Research Letters 2006; 1:014010

Bhalla K, Ezzati M, Mahal A, Salomon J, Reich M. A risk-based method for modeling traffic fatalities. Risk Analysis 2007; 27(1):125-136

Lin HH, Ezzati M, Murray MM. Tobacco smoke, indoor air pollution and tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Medicine 2007; 4(1):e20

Baumgartner J, Murcott S, Ezzati M. Reconsidering ‘appropriate technology’: the effects of operating conditions on the bacterial removal performance of two household drinking-water filter systems. Environmental Research Letters 2007; 2:024003

Mathers CD, Ezzati M, Lopez AD. Measuring the burden of neglected tropical diseases: the Global Burden of Disease framework. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2007; 1(2):e114

Asaria P, Chisholm D, Mathers C, Ezzati M, Beaglehole R. Chronic disease prevention: health effects and financial costs of strategies to reduce salt intake and control tobacco use. Lancet 2007; 370(9604):2044-2053

Gakidou E, Oza S, Vidal Fuertes C, Li AY, Lee DK, Sousa A, Hogan MC, Vander Hoorn S, Ezzati M. Improving child survival through environmental and nutritional interventions: the importance of targeting interventions toward the poor. JAMA 2007; 298(16):1876-1887

Kim D, Kawachi I, Vander Hoorn S, Ezzati M. Is inequality at the heart of it? cross-country associations of income inequality with cardiovascular diseases and risk factors. Social Science and Medicine 2008; 66(8):1719-1732

Black RE, Allen LH, Bhutta Z, Caulfield LE, de Onis M, Ezzati M, Mathers C, Rivera J for the Maternal and Child Undernutrition Study Group. Maternal and child undernutrition: global and regional exposures and health consequences. Lancet 2008; 371(9608):243-260

Roth DE, Caulfield LE, Ezzati M, Black RE. Acute lower respiratory infections in childhood: opportunities for reducing the global burden through nutritional interventions. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2008; 86(5):356-364

Murray CJL, Dias RH, Kulkarni SC, Lozano R, Stevens G, Ezzati M. Improving the comparability of diabetes mortality statistics in the United States and Mexico. Diabetes Care 2008; 31(3):451-458

Ezzati M, Oza S, Danaei G, Murray CJL. Trends and cardiovascular mortality effects of state-level blood pressure and uncontrolled hypertension in the United States. Circulation 2008; 117(7):905-914

Ezzati M, Friedman AB, Kulkarni SC, Murray CJL. The reversal of fortunes: trends in county mortality and cross-county mortality disparities in the United States. PLoS Medicine 2008; 5(4):e66

Yeh JM, Kuntz KM, Ezzati M, Hur C, Kong J, Goldie SJ. Development of an empirically calibrated model of gastric cancer in two high-risk countries. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 2008; 17(5):1179-1187

Stevens G, Dias RH, Thomas KJA, Rivera JA, Carvalho N, Barquera S, Hill K, Ezzati M. Characterizing the epidemiological transition in Mexico: national and subnational analysis of the burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors. PLoS Medicine 2008; 5(6):e125

Torres-Duque C, Maldonado D, Pérez-Padilla R, Ezzati M, Viegi G, for the Forum of International Respiratory Studies (FIRS) Task Force on Health Effects of Biomass Exposure. Biomass fuels and respiratory diseases: a review of the evidence. Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society 2008; 5(5):577-590

Dionisio KL, Howie S, Fornace K, Chimah O, Adegbola RA, Ezzati M. Measuring the exposure of infants and children to indoor air pollution from biomass fuels in the Gambia. Indoor Air 2008; 18(4):317-327

Arku RE, Vallarino J, Dionisio KL, Willis R, Choi H, Wilson JG, Hemphill C, Agyei-Mensah S, Spengler JD, Ezzati M. Air pollution in two low-income neighborhoods in Accra, Ghana. Science of the Total Environment 2008; 402(2-3):217-231

Lin HH, Murray MM, Cohen T, Colijn C, Ezzati M. Effects of smoking and solid-fuel use on COPD, lung cancer, and tuberculosis in China: a time-based, multiple-risk-factor modelling study. Lancet 2008; 372(9648):1473-1483

Stevens G, Dias RH, Ezzati M. The effects of three environmental risks on mortality disparities across Mexican communities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 2008; 105(44):16860-16865

Yeh JM, Kuntz KM, Ezzati M, Goldie SJ. Exploring the cost-effectiveness of Helicobacter pylori screening to prevent gastric cancer in China in anticipation of clinical trial results. International Journal of Cancer 2008; 124(1):157-166

Feldman BS, Zaslavsky AM, Ezzati M, Peterson KE, Mitchell M. Contraceptive use, birth spacing, and autonomy: an analysis of the Oportunidades program in rural Mexico. Studies in Family Planning 2009; 40(1):51-62

Fischer Walker CL, Ezzati M, Black RE. Global and regional child mortality and burden of disease attributable to zinc deficiency. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2009; 63(5):591-597

Pope CA 3rd, Ezzati M, Dockery DW. Fine-particulate air pollution and life expectancy in the United States. New England Journal of Medicine 2009; 360(4):376-386 (selected best Environmental Epidemiology paper published in 2009 by the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology)

Danaei G, Ding, E, Mozaffarian D, Taylor B, Rehm J, Murray CJL, Ezzati M. The preventable causes of death in the United States: comparative risk assessment of dietary, lifestyle, and metabolic risk factors. PLoS Medicine 2009; 6(4):e1000058 (voted best Open Access paper published between 2004 and 2009)

Niessen L, ten Hove A, Hilderink H, Weber M, Mulholland K, Ezzati M. Comparative impact assessment of child pneumonia interventions. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2009; 87(6):472-480

Lin HH, Ezzati M, Chang H, Murray M. Association between tobacco smoking and active tuberculosis in Taiwan: prospective cohort study. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2009; 180(5):475-480

Danaei G, Friedman AB, Oza S, Murray CJL, Ezzati M. Diabetes prevalence and diagnosis in US states. Population Health Metrics 2009; 7:16

Yeh JM, Goldie SJ, Kuntz KM, Ezzati M. Effects of Helicobacter pylori infection and smoking on gastric cancer incidence in China: A population-level analysis of trends and projections. Cancer Causes & Control 2009; 20(10):2021-2029

Powles J, Shroufi A, Mathers C, Zatonski W, la Vecchia C, Ezzati M. National cardiovascular prevention should be based on absolute disease risks, not levels of risk factors. European Journal of Public Health 2010; 20(1):103-106

Danaei G, Rimm EB, Oza S, Kulkarni SC, Murray CJL, Ezzati M. The promise of prevention: the effects of four preventable risk factors on national life expectancy and life expectancy disparities by race and county in the United States. PLoS Medicine 2010; 7(3):e1000248

Zhang J, Mauzerall DL, Zhu T, Liang S, Ezzati M, Remais JV. Environmental health in China: progress towards clean air and safe water. Lancet 2010; 375(9720):1110-1119

Dionisio KL, Arku RE, Hughes AF, Vallarino J, Carmichael H, Spengler JD, Agyei-Mensah S, Ezzati M. Air pollution in Accra neighborhoods: spatial, socioeconomic, and temporal patterns. Environmental Science and Technology 2010; 44(7):2270–2276

Dionisio KL*, Rooney MS*, Arku RE*, Friedman AB, Hughes AF, Vallarino J, Agyei-Mensah S, Spengler JD, Ezzati M. Within-neighborhood patterns and sources of particle pollution: mobile monitoring and geographic information system analysis in four communities in Accra, Ghana. Environmental Health Perspectives 2010; 118(5):607-613

Yeh JM, Hur C, Kuntz KM, Ezzati M, Goldie SJ. Cost-effectiveness of treatment and endoscopic surveillance of precancerous lesions to prevent gastric cancer. Cancer 2010; 116(12):2941-2953

Black RE, Cousens S, Johnson HL, Lawn JE, Rudan I, Bassani DG, Jha P, Campbell H, Walker CF, Cibulskis R, Eisele T, Liu L, Mathers C; Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group of WHO and UNICEF. Global, regional, and national causes of child mortality in 2008: a systematic analysis. Lancet 2010; 375(9730):1969-1980

Lee C, Middaugh NA, Howie SRC, Ezzati M. Secondhand smoke exposure and pediatric invasive bacterial disease and bacterial carriage: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Medicine 2010; 7(12):e1000374

Finucane MM*, Stevens GA*, Cowan MJ, Danaei G, Lin JK, Paciorek CJ, Singh GM, Gutierrez HR, Lu Y, Bahalim AN, Farzadfar F, Riley LM, Ezzati M on behalf of the Global Burden of Metabolic Risk Factor of Chronic Diseases Collaborating Group (Body Mass Index). National, regional, and global trends in body mass index since 1980: Systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 960 country-years and 9.1 million participants. Lancet 2011; 377(9765):557-567

Danaei G*, Finucane MM*, Lin JK*, Singh GM*, Paciorek CJ, Cowan MJ, Farzadfar F, Stevens GA, Lim SS, Riley LM, Ezzati M on behalf of the Global Burden of Metabolic Risk Factor of Chronic Diseases Collaborating Group (Blood Pressure). National, regional, and global trends in systolic blood pressure since 1980: Systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 786 country-years and 5.4 million participants. Lancet 2011; 377(9765):568-577

Farzadfar F*, Finucane MM*, Danaei G, Pelizzari PM, Cowan MJ, Paciorek CJ, Singh GM, Lin JK, Stevens GA, Riley LM, Ezzati M on behalf of the Global Burden of Metabolic Risk Factor of Chronic Diseases Collaborating Group (Cholesterol). National, regional, and global trends in serum total cholesterol since 1980: Systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 321 country-years and 3.0 million participants. Lancet 2011; 377(9765):578-586

Danaei G*, Finucane MM*, Lu Y, Singh GM, Cowan MJ, Paciorek CJ, Lin JK, Farzadfar F, Khang YH, Stevens GA, Rao M, Ali MK, Riley LM, Robinson CA, Ezzati M on behalf of the Global Burden of Metabolic Risk Factor of Chronic Diseases Collaborating Group (Blood Glucose). National, regional, and global trends in fasting plasma glucose and diabetes prevalence since 1980: Systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 370 country-years and 2.7 million participants. Lancet 2011; 378(9785):31-40

Mushtaq N, Ezzati M, Hall L, Dickson I, Kirwan M, Png KMY, Mudway IS, Grigg J. Adhesion of Streptococcus pneumoniae to human airway epithelial cells exposed to urban particulate matter. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2011; 127(5):1236-1242

Lee CMY, Colagiuri S, Ezzati M, Woodward M. The burden of cardiovascular disease associated with high body mass index in the Asia-Pacific Region. Obesity Reviews 2011; 12(5):e454-459

Flenady V, Koopmans L, Middleton P, Frøen JF, Smith GC, Gibbons K, Coory M, Gordon A, Ellwood D, McIntyre HD, Fretts R, Ezzati M. Major risk factors for stillbirth in high-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet 2011; 377(9774):1331-1340

Flenady V, Middleton P, Smith GC, Duke W, Erwich JJ, Khong TY, Neilson J, Ezzati M, Koopmans L, Ellwood D, Fretts R, Frøen JF for The Lancet's Stillbirths Series steering committee. Stillbirths: the way forward in high-income countries. Lancet 2011; 377(9777):1703-1717

Oza S, Thun MJ, Henley SJ, Lopez AD, Ezzati M. How many deaths are attributable to smoking in the United States? comparison of methods for estimating smoking-attributable mortality when smoking prevalence changes. Preventive Medicine 2011; 52(6):428-433

Kulkarni SC, Levin-Rector A, Ezzati M, Murray CJL. Falling behind: life expectancy in US counties from 2000 to 2007 in an international context. Population Health Metrics 2011; 9:16

Zhou Z, Dionisio KL, Arku RE, Quaye A, Hughes AF, Vallarino J, Spengler JD, Hill A, Agyei-Mensah S, Ezzati M. Household and community poverty, biomass use, and air pollution in Accra, Ghana. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 2011; 108(27):11028-11033

Ikeda N, Saito E, Kondo N, Inoue M, Ikeda S, Satoh T, Wada K, Stickley A, Katanoda O, Mizoue T, Noda M, Iso H, Fujino Y, Sobue T, Tsugane S, Naghavi M, Ezzati M, Shibuya K. What has made the population of Japan healthy? Lancet 2011; 378(9796):1094-1105

Baumgartner J, Schauer JJ, Ezzati M, Lu L, Cheng C, Patz J, and Bautista LE. Indoor air pollution and blood pressure in adult women living in rural China. Environmental Health Perspectives 2011; 119(10):1390-1395

Baumgartner J, Schauer JJ, Ezzati M, Lu L, Cheng C, Patz J, and Bautista LE. Patterns and predictors of personal exposure to indoor air pollution from biomass combustion among women and children in rural China. Indoor Air 2011; 21(6):479-488

Farzadfar F, Danaei G, Namdaritabar H, Rajaratnam JK, Marcus JR, Khosravi A, Alikhani S, Murray CJL, Ezzati M. National and subnational mortality effects of metabolic risk factors and smoking in Iran: a comparative risk assessment. Population Health Metrics 2011; 9:55

Wilkinson JD, Zebrowski JP, Hunter JA, Mensah GA, Ezzati M, Forouzanfar MH, Colan SD, Towbin JA, Hsu DT, Mocumbi AO, Canter CE, Weintraub RG, Burch M, Lipshultz SE. Assessing the global and regional impact of primary cardiomyopathies: The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors (GBD 2010) Study. Progress in Pediatric Cardiology 2011; 32(1):55-63

Farzadfar F, Murray CJL, Gakidou E, Bossert T, Namdaritabar H, Alikhani S, Moradi G, Delavari A, Jamshidi H, Ezzati M. Effectiveness of diabetes and hypertension management by rural primary health-care workers (Behvarz workers) in Iran: a nationally representative observational study. Lancet 2012; 379(9810):47-54

Brauer M, Amann M, Burnett RT, Cohen A, Dentener F, Ezzati M, Henderson SB, Krzyzanowski M, Martin RV, Van Dingenen R, van Donkelaar A, Thurston GD. Exposure assessment for estimation of the global burden of disease attributable to outdoor air pollution. Environmental Science and Technology 2012; 46(2):652-660

Ikeda N, Inoue M, Iso H, Ikeda S, Satoh T, Noda M, Mizoue T, Imano H, Saito E, Katanoda K, Sobue T, Tsugane S, Naghavi M, Ezzati M, Shibuya K. Adult mortality attributable to preventable risk factors for non-communicable diseases and injuries in Japan: a comparative risk assessment. PLoS Medicine 2012; 9(1):e1001160

Micha R, Kalantarian S, Wirojratana P, Byers T, Danaei G, Elmadfa I, Ding E, Giovannucci E, Powles J, Smith-Warner S, Ezzati M, Mozaffarian D. Estimating the global and regional burden of suboptimal nutrition on chronic disease: methods and inputs to the analysis. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2012; 66(1):119-129

Global Burden of Disease Stroke Expert Group (writing group: Bennett DA, Anderson LM, Nair N, Truelsen T, Barker-Collo S, Connor M, Gardener H, Krishnamurthi R, Lawes CMM, Moran A, O’Donnell M, Parag V, Sacco RL, Ezzati M, Mensah G, Feigin VL). Methodology of the global and regional burden of stroke study. Neuroepidemiology 2012; 38(1):30-40

Dionisio KL, Howie SRC, Dominici F, Fornace KM, Spengler JD, Donkor S, Chimah O, Oluwalana C, Ideh RC, Ebruke B, Adegbola RA, Ezzati M. The exposure of infants and children to carbon monoxide from biomass fuels in The Gambia: A measurement and modeling study. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology 2012; 22(2):173-181

Dionisio KL, Howie SRC, Dominici F, Fornace KM, Spengler JD, Adegbola RA, Ezzati M. Household concentrations and exposure of children to particulate matter from biomass fuels in The Gambia. Environmental Science and Technology 2012; 46(6):3519-3527

Singh GM*, Danaei G*, Pelizzari PM, Lin JK, Stevens GA, Farzadfar F, Khang YH, Lu Y, Riley LM, Lim SS, Ezzati M. The age associations of blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose: analysis of health examination surveys from international populations. Circulation 2012; 125(18):2204-11

Ezzati M, Horwitz MEM, Thomas DSK, Friedman AB, Roach R, Clark T, Murray CJL, Honigman B. Altitude, life expectancy, and mortality from ischemic heart disease, stroke, COPD, and cancers: national population-based analysis of United States counties. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2012; in-press

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Commentaries, editorials, letters, and perspectives

Mathers CD, Murray CJL, Ezzati M, Gakidou E, Salomon JA, Stein C. Population health metrics: crucial inputs to the development of evidence for health policy. Population Health Metrics 2003; 1: 6

Ezzati M. Complexity and rigour in assessing the health dimensions of sectoral policies and programmes. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2003; 81(6):458-459

Ezzati M. How can cross-country research on health risks strengthen interventions? Lessons from INTERHEART. Lancet 2004; 364(9438):912-914

Ezzati M. Household energy, indoor air pollution, and health in developing countries. Lancet 2005; 366(9480):104-106

Murray CJL, Lopez AD, Black R, Mathers CD, Shibuya K, Ezzati M, Salomon JA, Michaud CM, Walker N, Vos T. Global Burden of Disease 2005: call for collaborators. Lancet 2007; 369: 109-110

Ezzati M, Lin HH. Health benefits of interventions to reduce greenhouse gases. Lancet 2010; 375(9717):804

Schmidt SM, Andrews T, Bibbins-Domingo K, Burt V, Cook NR, Ezzati M, Geleijnse JM, Homer J, Joffres M, Keenan NL, Labarthe DR, Law M, Loria CM, Orenstein D, Schooley MW, Sukumar S, Hong Y. Proceedings from the workshop on estimating the contributions of sodium reduction to preventable death. CVD Prevention and Control 2011; 6(2):35-40

Ezzati M, Stevens GA, Finucane MM, Danaei G. Global trends in body-mass index – Authors' reply. Lancet 2011; 377(9781):1917-1918

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Refereed conference proceedings

Kammen DM, Ezzati M, Mbinda BM. The determinants of exposure to indoor air pollution from biofuel stoves in rural Kenya. The Proceedings of Indoor Air 99: the 8th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate; Edinburgh, Scotland, 1999; 3:171-176

Ezzati M, Kammen DM, Singer BH. The health impacts of exposure to indoor air pollution from biofuel stoves in rural Kenya. The Proceedings of Indoor Air 99: the 8th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate; Edinburgh, Scotland, 1999; 3:130-135

Bailis R, Ezzati M, Kammen DM. An estimate of greenhouse gas emissions from common Kenyan cookstoves under conditions of actual use. The Proceedings of Indoor Air 2002: the 9th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate; Monterey, CA, 2002; 2:225-230

Ezzati M, Kammen DM. Indoor air pollution from biomass combustion as a risk factor for acute respiratory infections in Kenya. The Proceedings of Indoor Air 2002: the 9th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate; Monterey, CA, 2002; 4:970-975

Jin Y, Ma X, Wei H, Liu F, Chen X, Lan Y, Tang N, Zhou Z, Yuan P, Cheng Y, Kai S, Baris E, Ezzati M. Knowledge of hazards from indoor air pollution from household energy use in China. The Proceedings of Indoor Air 2005: the 10th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate; Beijing, China, 2005; 3681-3684

Jin Y, Zhou Z, He G, Wei H, Liu J, Liu F, Ying B, Liu Y, Hu G, Wang H, Balakrishnan K, Watson K, Baris E, Ezzati M. Spatial distributions of indoor household concentrations of multiple indoor air pollutants in four Chinese provinces. The Proceedings of Indoor Air 2005: the 10th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate; Beijing, China, 2005; 3676-3680

 

 

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Books

Mathers CD, Vos T, Lopez AD, Salomon J, Ezzati M. National Burden of Disease Studies: A Practical Guide, 1st Edition. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2001

Ezzati M, Lopez AD, Rodgers A, Murray CJL (Eds). Comparative Quantification of Health Risks: The Global and Regional Burden of Disease Attributable to Selected Major Risk Factors (Volumes 1 and 2). Geneva: World Health Organization, 2004

Lopez AD, Mathers CD, Ezzati M, Jamison DT, Murray CJL (Eds). Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006

Baris E, Ezzati M (Eds). Household Energy, Indoor Air Pollution and Health: A Multisectoral Intervention Program in Rural China. Washington DC: The World Bank (Energy Sector Management Assistance Program, ESMAP), 2007

Book chapters and reports

von Schirnding Y, Bruce N, Smith KR, Ballard-Tremeer G, Ezzati M, Lvovsky K. Addressing the impact of household energy and indoor air pollution on the health of the poor – implications for policy action and intervention measures. Commission on Macroeconomics and Health Working Group 5 (Improving the Health Outcomes of the Poor), Paper No. WG5:12, 2001

Mathers CD, Ezzati M, Lopez AD, Murray CJL, Rodgers A. Causal decomposition of summary measures of population health. In Murray CJL, Salomon J, Mathers CD and Lopez AD (Eds). Summary Measures of Population Health. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2002; 269-286

Ezzati M. Indoor air quality in developing countries. In Cleveland CJ (Ed). Encyclopedia of Energy. San Diego: Academic Press, 2004

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