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Willingness-to-pay for reductions in care need: estimating the value of informal care in Alzheimer's disease.

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OBJECTIVE: To estimate the value of informal care in Alzheimer's disease using contingent valuation. METHODS: A questionnaire was administered to 517 primary carers in four countries (UK, Spain, Sweden, and US). Dichotomous choice and bidding game methods were used to elicit their willingness to pay for a reduction in care burden by 1 h per day, or a total elimination of care needs. Further, the relationship between carer willingness to pay and carer and patient characteristics including dis...

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10.1002/gps.2385

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Stroke and Geratology
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Journal:
International journal of geriatric psychiatry
Volume:
25
Issue:
6
Pages:
622-632
Publication date:
2010-06-05
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EISSN:
1099-1166
ISSN:
0885-6230
URN:
uuid:35d8b176-77fd-4e4d-92e6-642cd1212b4f
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112145
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pubs:112145

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