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However, we only have terms to designate this distinction in relation to disease, namely illness, for the subjective experience, and disease, for the scientific concept. For illness, what is expressed is suffering. Meanwhile, disease means living with a diagnosis mediated through a 22 Concepts of Health and Disease set of interventions by the health system. One meaning does not correspond exactly to the other. For example, there are circumstances in which a person does not feel ill, but has been diagnosed with a lesion that may not have produced clinical symptoms, characterizing the presence of a potential disease.
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Murray and Lopez chose to apply a 3% time discount rate to the years of life lost in the future to estimate the net present value of years of life lost in calculating DALYs. Based on a number of studies that suggest the existence of a broad social preference to value a year lived by a young adult more highly than a year lived by a young child or an older person, Murray also incorporated nonuniform age weights. When discounting and age weighting are both applied, a death in infancy corresponds to 33 DALYs, while deaths at ages 5 to 20 equate to around 36 DALYs (Figure 2).