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Synthesis of evidence on heterogeneous interventions with multiple outcomes recorded over multiple follow-up times reported inconsistently: a smoking cessation case-study

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Health technology assessment requires the synthesis of evidence from multiple sources to assess the cost-effectiveness of competing interventions. However, the format of the available reported evidence is often complex. We present a case-study of electronic aids to smoking cessation, which raises various methodological challenges. The evidence base evaluated highly complex and diverse interventions, reporting one or both of two different, but related, outcome measures. Furthermore, there were...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/rssa.12018

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A - Statistics in Society Journal website
Volume:
177
Issue:
1
Pages:
295-314
Publication date:
2014-01-05
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EISSN:
1467-985X
ISSN:
0964-1998
URN:
uuid:1b5b3505-2c30-4ebd-875f-57ffd1e3853b
Source identifiers:
418676
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pubs:418676

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