Case Study: Assessment of Burden of Disease Assignment
Read/Review: Chapter 3, Case Study 3.1
Respond to the following question sets. Include a description of how you derived the response.
1. What are the top three cancer for DALYs? Are these differ from one race/ethnic group to another? What is the value of this information to the healthcare manager?
2. In which race/ethnic group are lung cancer DALYs the lowest? Describe the impact of these results.
3. Which race/ethnic group has the highest DALYs from prostate and liver cancer? How can this information be used by a healthcare manager?
4. How much does stomach cancer contribute to DALYs in each race/ethnic group? Why is this information important to the healthcare manager?
Each student will individually respond to 4 case studies in the course.
? Each case study response should be at least 250 words in length but not to exceed 2 pages
o If utilized, the title page and abstract are excluded from the page limitation.
o The reference page is exclusive of the page limitation.
? All citations should be formatted in current APA style.
? At least 2 scholarly or peer-reviewed sources are must be included in the case study
o While use of scripture is encouraged, the Bible does not contribute to the
necessary 2 scholarly resources.
? Acceptable sources include scholarly articles published within the past 5 years, the Bible,
the course text, or other epidemiological texts pertinent to the case study
Textbook — Khaliq, A. A. (2020). Managerial epidemiology. (1st ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Publishers. ISBN: 9781284082173.