The long-term effects of CVDs on economic development: the case of Bangalore

Chinnaswamy, AK and Garcia-Perez, A and Marshall, IM and Naguib, RNG (2017) The long-term effects of CVDs on economic development: the case of Bangalore. In: 10th Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business, 13-15 September, 2017, Rome, Italy.

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The aim of this paper is to demonstrate the economic and health burden of Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in the context of Bangalore during the period 2010-2013. A data set containing in excess of 1 million historic records corresponding to all-cause mortality was obtained from the central repository data register. After a data quality assessment, a dataset of n=183,893 was obtained. Spatial analysis was carried out to highlight the hotspots of CVD. Potential Years of Life Lost due to CVD and Present Value of Lifetime Earnings were computed. CVDs were responsible for 25% of the total of potential years of life lost. The potential value of lifetime earnings highlighted a loss in excess of 8 billion INR over the four years. CVD poses a tremendous challenge for socio-economic development, and there is an urgent need for a strategic action to promote CVD prevention and enable a sustainable development for the economy.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Faculty / Department: Faculty of Science > Mathematics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Raouf Naguib
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2018 11:55
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2018 11:55

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