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A Person Trade-Off Study to Estimate Age-Related Weights for Health Gains in Economic Evaluation


  • Stavros Petrou


  • Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala
  • Angela Robinson
  • Rachel Baker


This study has produced new evidence on age-related weights for health gains that can potentially inform health care decision-making. Copyright Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2013

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  • Stavros Petrou & Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala & Angela Robinson & Rachel Baker, 2013. "A Person Trade-Off Study to Estimate Age-Related Weights for Health Gains in Economic Evaluation," PharmacoEconomics, Springer, vol. 31(10), pages 893-907, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:pharme:v:31:y:2013:i:10:p:893-907
    DOI: 10.1007/s40273-013-0085-y

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    1. Gu, Yuanyuan & Lancsar, Emily & Ghijben, Peter & Butler, James RG & Donaldson, Cam, 2015. "Attributes and weights in health care priority setting: A systematic review of what counts and to what extent," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 146(C), pages 41-52.

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