About the Authors

Majid Ezzati, Christopher J. L Murray
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Majid Ezzati, Ari B Friedman, Sandeep C Kulkarni, Christopher J. L Murray
Initiative for Global Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Sandeep C Kulkarni
University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Christopher J. L Murray
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Corresponding Author

majid_ezzati@harvard.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ME, ABF, SCK, and CJLM designed the study. SCK collected data for the study. ME, ABF, and SCK analyzed the data. ME and ABF wrote the first draft of the paper. SCK and CJLM contributed to writing the paper.