TABLE. Global Burden of Disease 2010: Top 20 Risk Factors, Sub-Saharan Africa
RankRisk FactorPredominantly BehavioralStrong Behavioral Contribution
2High blood pressureX
4Suboptimal breastfeedingX
6High blood glucoseX
7Household air pollutionX
8Diet low in fruitsX
9Childhood underweightX
10Iron deficiencyX
11Physical inactivityX
12Drug useX
13Diet high in sodiumX
14Intimate partner violenceX
15Diet low in vegetablesX
16Diet low in nuts and seedsX
17Vitamin A deficiencyX
18Unimproved sanitationX
19High total cholesterolX
20Lead exposureX
  • Source: Lim et al.1