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Disease Impact Number (DIN) of Heller and Dobson

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Heller and Dobson used the disease impact number (DIN) to provide a population perspective by taking into account the number of people in the population with the disease. It is defined as the number of people with the target disease for whom an event will be prevented by an intervention. The authors are from the University of Newcastle in New South Wales and University of Queensland in Australia.

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