Epidemiology of injuries from fire, heat and hot substances: Global, regional and national morbidity and mortality estimates from the Global Burden of Disease 2017 study

Spencer L. James, Lydia R. Lucchesi, Catherine Bisignano, Chris D. Castle, Zachary V. Dingels, Jack T. Fox, Erin B. Hamilton, Nathaniel J. Henry, Darrah McCracken, Nicholas L.S. Roberts, Dillon O. Sylte, Alireza Ahmadi, Muktar Beshir Ahmed, Fares Alahdab, Vahid Alipour, Zewudu Andualem, Carl Abelardo T. Antonio, Jalal Arabloo, Ashish D. Badiye, Mojtaba BagherzadehAmrit Banstola, Till Winfried Bärnighausen, Akbar Barzegar, Mohsen Bayati, Soumyadeep Bhaumik, Ali Bijani, Gene Bukhman, Félix Carvalho, Christopher Stephen Crowe, Koustuv Dalal, Ahmad Daryani, Mostafa Dianati Nasab, Hoa Thi Do, Huyen Phuc Do, Aman Yesuf Endries, Eduarda Fernandes, Irina Filip, Florian Fischer, Takeshi Fukumoto, Ketema Bizuwork Bizuwork Gebremedhin, Gebreamlak Gebremedhn Gebremeskel, Syed Amir Gilani, Juanita A. Haagsma, Samer Hamidi, Sorin Hostiuc, Mowafa Househ, Ehimario U. Igumbor, Olayinka Stephen Ilesanmi, Seyed Sina Naghibi Irvani, Achala Upendra Jayatilleke, Amaha Kahsay, Neeti Kapoor, Amir Kasaeian, Yousef Saleh Khader, Ibrahim A. Khalil, Ejaz Ahmad Khan, Maryam Khazaee-Pool, Yoshihiro Kokubo, Alan D. Lopez, Mohammed Madadin, Marek Majdan, Venkatesh Maled, Reza Malekzadeh, Navid Manafi, Ali Manafi, Srikanth Mangalam, Benjamin Ballard Massenburg, Hagazi Gebre Meles, Ritesh G. Menezes, Tuomo J. Meretoja, Bartosz Miazgowski, Ted R. Miller, Abdollah Mohammadian-Hafshejani, Reza Mohammadpourhodki, Shane Douglas Morrison, Ionut Negoi, Trang Huyen Nguyen, Son Hoang Nguyen, Cuong Tat Nguyen, Molly R. Nixon, Andrew T. Olagunju, Tinuke O. Olagunju, Jagadish Rao Padubidri, Suzanne Polinder, Navid Rabiee, Mohammad Rabiee, Amir Radfar, Vafa Rahimi-Movaghar, Salman Rawaf, David Laith Rawaf, Aziz Rezapour, Jennifer Rickard, Elias Merdassa Roro, Nobhojit Roy, Roya Safari-Faramani, Payman Salamati, Abdallah M. Samy, Maheswar Satpathy, Monika Sawhney, David C. Schwebel, Subramanian Senthilkumaran, Sadaf G. Sepanlou, Mika Shigematsu, Amin Soheili, Mark A. Stokes, Hamid Reza Tohidinik, Bach Xuan Tran, Pascual R. Valdez, Tissa Wijeratne, Engida Yisma, Zoubida Zaidi, Mohammad Zamani, Zhi Jiang Zhang, Simon I. Hay, Ali H. Mokdad

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Background: Past research has shown how fires, heat and hot substances are important causes of health loss globally. Detailed estimates of the morbidity and mortality from these injuries could help drive preventative measures and improved access to care. Methods: We used the Global Burden of Disease 2017 framework to produce three main results. First, we produced results on incidence, prevalence, years lived with disability, deaths, years of life lost and disability-adjusted life years from 1990 to 2017 for 195 countries and territories. Second, we analysed these results to measure mortality-to-incidence ratios by location. Third, we reported the measures above in terms of the cause of fire, heat and hot substances and the types of bodily injuries that result. Results: Globally, there were 8 991 468 (7 481 218 to 10 740 897) new fire, heat and hot substance injuries in 2017 with 120 632 (101 630 to 129 383) deaths. At the global level, the age-standardised mortality caused by fire, heat and hot substances significantly declined from 1990 to 2017, but regionally there was variability in age-standardised incidence with some regions experiencing an increase (eg, Southern Latin America) and others experiencing a significant decrease (eg, High-income North America). Conclusions: The incidence and mortality of injuries that result from fire, heat and hot substances affect every region of the world but are most concentrated in middle and lower income areas. More resources should be invested in measuring these injuries as well as in improving infrastructure, advancing safety measures and ensuring access to care.

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JournalInjury Prevention
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Hot Temperature
Morbidity
Mortality
Wounds and Injuries
Incidence
Quality-Adjusted Life Years
Latin America
North America
Global Burden of Disease
Safety
Health
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James, Spencer L. ; Lucchesi, Lydia R. ; Bisignano, Catherine ; Castle, Chris D. ; Dingels, Zachary V. ; Fox, Jack T. ; Hamilton, Erin B. ; Henry, Nathaniel J. ; McCracken, Darrah ; Roberts, Nicholas L.S. ; Sylte, Dillon O. ; Ahmadi, Alireza ; Ahmed, Muktar Beshir ; Alahdab, Fares ; Alipour, Vahid ; Andualem, Zewudu ; Antonio, Carl Abelardo T. ; Arabloo, Jalal ; Badiye, Ashish D. ; Bagherzadeh, Mojtaba ; Banstola, Amrit ; Bärnighausen, Till Winfried ; Barzegar, Akbar ; Bayati, Mohsen ; Bhaumik, Soumyadeep ; Bijani, Ali ; Bukhman, Gene ; Carvalho, Félix ; Crowe, Christopher Stephen ; Dalal, Koustuv ; Daryani, Ahmad ; Nasab, Mostafa Dianati ; Do, Hoa Thi ; Do, Huyen Phuc ; Endries, Aman Yesuf ; Fernandes, Eduarda ; Filip, Irina ; Fischer, Florian ; Fukumoto, Takeshi ; Gebremedhin, Ketema Bizuwork Bizuwork ; Gebremeskel, Gebreamlak Gebremedhn ; Gilani, Syed Amir ; Haagsma, Juanita A. ; Hamidi, Samer ; Hostiuc, Sorin ; Househ, Mowafa ; Igumbor, Ehimario U. ; Ilesanmi, Olayinka Stephen ; Irvani, Seyed Sina Naghibi ; Jayatilleke, Achala Upendra ; Kahsay, Amaha ; Kapoor, Neeti ; Kasaeian, Amir ; Khader, Yousef Saleh ; Khalil, Ibrahim A. ; Khan, Ejaz Ahmad ; Khazaee-Pool, Maryam ; Kokubo, Yoshihiro ; Lopez, Alan D. ; Madadin, Mohammed ; Majdan, Marek ; Maled, Venkatesh ; Malekzadeh, Reza ; Manafi, Navid ; Manafi, Ali ; Mangalam, Srikanth ; Massenburg, Benjamin Ballard ; Meles, Hagazi Gebre ; Menezes, Ritesh G. ; Meretoja, Tuomo J. ; Miazgowski, Bartosz ; Miller, Ted R. ; Mohammadian-Hafshejani, Abdollah ; Mohammadpourhodki, Reza ; Morrison, Shane Douglas ; Negoi, Ionut ; Nguyen, Trang Huyen ; Nguyen, Son Hoang ; Nguyen, Cuong Tat ; Nixon, Molly R. ; Olagunju, Andrew T. ; Olagunju, Tinuke O. ; Padubidri, Jagadish Rao ; Polinder, Suzanne ; Rabiee, Navid ; Rabiee, Mohammad ; Radfar, Amir ; Rahimi-Movaghar, Vafa ; Rawaf, Salman ; Rawaf, David Laith ; Rezapour, Aziz ; Rickard, Jennifer ; Roro, Elias Merdassa ; Roy, Nobhojit ; Safari-Faramani, Roya ; Salamati, Payman ; Samy, Abdallah M. ; Satpathy, Maheswar ; Sawhney, Monika ; Schwebel, David C. ; Senthilkumaran, Subramanian ; Sepanlou, Sadaf G. ; Shigematsu, Mika ; Soheili, Amin ; Stokes, Mark A. ; Tohidinik, Hamid Reza ; Tran, Bach Xuan ; Valdez, Pascual R. ; Wijeratne, Tissa ; Yisma, Engida ; Zaidi, Zoubida ; Zamani, Mohammad ; Zhang, Zhi Jiang ; Hay, Simon I. ; Mokdad, Ali H. / Epidemiology of injuries from fire, heat and hot substances : Global, regional and national morbidity and mortality estimates from the Global Burden of Disease 2017 study. In: Injury Prevention. 2019.
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AU - James, Spencer L.

AU - Lucchesi, Lydia R.

AU - Bisignano, Catherine

AU - Castle, Chris D.

AU - Dingels, Zachary V.

AU - Fox, Jack T.

AU - Hamilton, Erin B.

AU - Henry, Nathaniel J.

AU - McCracken, Darrah

AU - Roberts, Nicholas L.S.

AU - Sylte, Dillon O.

AU - Ahmadi, Alireza

AU - Ahmed, Muktar Beshir

AU - Alahdab, Fares

AU - Alipour, Vahid

AU - Andualem, Zewudu

AU - Antonio, Carl Abelardo T.

AU - Arabloo, Jalal

AU - Badiye, Ashish D.

AU - Bagherzadeh, Mojtaba

AU - Banstola, Amrit

AU - Bärnighausen, Till Winfried

AU - Barzegar, Akbar

AU - Bayati, Mohsen

AU - Bhaumik, Soumyadeep

AU - Bijani, Ali

AU - Bukhman, Gene

AU - Carvalho, Félix

AU - Crowe, Christopher Stephen

AU - Dalal, Koustuv

AU - Daryani, Ahmad

AU - Nasab, Mostafa Dianati

AU - Do, Hoa Thi

AU - Do, Huyen Phuc

AU - Endries, Aman Yesuf

AU - Fernandes, Eduarda

AU - Filip, Irina

AU - Fischer, Florian

AU - Fukumoto, Takeshi

AU - Gebremedhin, Ketema Bizuwork Bizuwork

AU - Gebremeskel, Gebreamlak Gebremedhn

AU - Gilani, Syed Amir

AU - Haagsma, Juanita A.

AU - Hamidi, Samer

AU - Hostiuc, Sorin

AU - Househ, Mowafa

AU - Igumbor, Ehimario U.

AU - Ilesanmi, Olayinka Stephen

AU - Irvani, Seyed Sina Naghibi

AU - Jayatilleke, Achala Upendra

AU - Kahsay, Amaha

AU - Kapoor, Neeti

AU - Kasaeian, Amir

AU - Khader, Yousef Saleh

AU - Khalil, Ibrahim A.

AU - Khan, Ejaz Ahmad

AU - Khazaee-Pool, Maryam

AU - Kokubo, Yoshihiro

AU - Lopez, Alan D.

AU - Madadin, Mohammed

AU - Majdan, Marek

AU - Maled, Venkatesh

AU - Malekzadeh, Reza

AU - Manafi, Navid

AU - Manafi, Ali

AU - Mangalam, Srikanth

AU - Massenburg, Benjamin Ballard

AU - Meles, Hagazi Gebre

AU - Menezes, Ritesh G.

AU - Meretoja, Tuomo J.

AU - Miazgowski, Bartosz

AU - Miller, Ted R.

AU - Mohammadian-Hafshejani, Abdollah

AU - Mohammadpourhodki, Reza

AU - Morrison, Shane Douglas

AU - Negoi, Ionut

AU - Nguyen, Trang Huyen

AU - Nguyen, Son Hoang

AU - Nguyen, Cuong Tat

AU - Nixon, Molly R.

AU - Olagunju, Andrew T.

AU - Olagunju, Tinuke O.

AU - Padubidri, Jagadish Rao

AU - Polinder, Suzanne

AU - Rabiee, Navid

AU - Rabiee, Mohammad

AU - Radfar, Amir

AU - Rahimi-Movaghar, Vafa

AU - Rawaf, Salman

AU - Rawaf, David Laith

AU - Rezapour, Aziz

AU - Rickard, Jennifer

AU - Roro, Elias Merdassa

AU - Roy, Nobhojit

AU - Safari-Faramani, Roya

AU - Salamati, Payman

AU - Samy, Abdallah M.

AU - Satpathy, Maheswar

AU - Sawhney, Monika

AU - Schwebel, David C.

AU - Senthilkumaran, Subramanian

AU - Sepanlou, Sadaf G.

AU - Shigematsu, Mika

AU - Soheili, Amin

AU - Stokes, Mark A.

AU - Tohidinik, Hamid Reza

AU - Tran, Bach Xuan

AU - Valdez, Pascual R.

AU - Wijeratne, Tissa

AU - Yisma, Engida

AU - Zaidi, Zoubida

AU - Zamani, Mohammad

AU - Zhang, Zhi Jiang

AU - Hay, Simon I.

AU - Mokdad, Ali H.

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N2 - Background: Past research has shown how fires, heat and hot substances are important causes of health loss globally. Detailed estimates of the morbidity and mortality from these injuries could help drive preventative measures and improved access to care. Methods: We used the Global Burden of Disease 2017 framework to produce three main results. First, we produced results on incidence, prevalence, years lived with disability, deaths, years of life lost and disability-adjusted life years from 1990 to 2017 for 195 countries and territories. Second, we analysed these results to measure mortality-to-incidence ratios by location. Third, we reported the measures above in terms of the cause of fire, heat and hot substances and the types of bodily injuries that result. Results: Globally, there were 8 991 468 (7 481 218 to 10 740 897) new fire, heat and hot substance injuries in 2017 with 120 632 (101 630 to 129 383) deaths. At the global level, the age-standardised mortality caused by fire, heat and hot substances significantly declined from 1990 to 2017, but regionally there was variability in age-standardised incidence with some regions experiencing an increase (eg, Southern Latin America) and others experiencing a significant decrease (eg, High-income North America). Conclusions: The incidence and mortality of injuries that result from fire, heat and hot substances affect every region of the world but are most concentrated in middle and lower income areas. More resources should be invested in measuring these injuries as well as in improving infrastructure, advancing safety measures and ensuring access to care.

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