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Table 3 Possible data sources

From: Reflections on key methodological decisions in national burden of disease assessments

• Hospital statistics, including inpatient, outpatient attendances emergency department attendances
• Maternity, birth records and Neonatal Care
• Primary care data
• Disease registers
• Prescriptions
• Population level health surveys
• Communicable disease surveillance
• Published literature
• Grey literature, including government agencies, non-governmental organizations and academia.