cost utility analysis


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cost utility analysis

A cost analysis in which health effects of various interventions are converted into personal preferences (or utilities), translating the results into a cost per quality gain—e.g. cost per additional quality-adjusted life-year (QALY).
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Other types of the economic evaluation include cost benefit analysis (CBA), cost utility analysis (CUA) and cost analysis.
Cost Utility Analysis is type of economic evaluation in which the outcome is measured in terms of survival and quality of life (Box 2 in the Figure).
In cost utility analysis the outcomes are valued according to their desirability.21 Quality Adjusted Life Years (QALY) is a generic outcome measure which combines quality and length of life into one arithmetic product.
Cost Utility Analysis by Wiwanitkit (2006) on the right method for screening haemoglobin E among Thai pregnant women compared the costs of four methods of screening namely Red blood cell index Determination, Application of mathematical Model (based on RBC parameters), Dichloro-Phenol-Indo-Phenol (DCIP) test and Haemoglobin electrophoresis.
Cost utility analysis. The cost utility index ICUR was $151,038.82 (USD) in this study.
Cost utility analysis is the critical evaluation method in exercise programs.