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A Bayesian approach to analysing the cost-effectiveness of two primary care interventions aimed at improving attendance for breast screening.

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AIMS: To assess the cost-effectiveness of two primary care interventions, a letter and a flag, aimed at improving attendance for breast screening among (i) all women invited for breast screening and (ii) non-attenders. METHODS: A probabilistic decision analytic model was developed using Markov chain Monte Carlo simulation implemented in WinBUGS. The model was populated using economic and effectiveness data collected alongside two randomised controlled trials. RESULTS: For all women invited, t...

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10.1002/hec.1077

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Journal:
Health economics
Volume:
15
Issue:
5
Pages:
435-445
Publication date:
2006-05-05
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EISSN:
1099-1050
ISSN:
1057-9230
URN:
uuid:66ce1564-f1e8-4532-9102-ece21f62c84a
Source identifiers:
157661
Local pid:
pubs:157661

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