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Economic evaluation of an intensive home visiting programme for vulnerable families: a cost-effectiveness analysis of a public health intervention

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Background: Recent reviews have shown that home visiting programmes that address parenting have the potential to improve long term health and social outcomes for children. However there are few studies exploring the cost-effectiveness of such interventions. The objective of this study was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of an intensive home visiting programme directed at vulnerable families during the antenatal and postnatal periods. Methods: The design was an economic evaluation alongside...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/pubmed/fdp047

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - Health Economics Research Centre
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Institution:
University of Warwick
Department:
Warwick Medical School
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Institution:
Kings College London
Department:
Centre for Parent and Child Support
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - Health Economics Research Centre
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Public Health Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
3
Pages:
423-433
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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EISSN:
1741-3850
ISSN:
1741-3842
URN:
uuid:f9861f8b-e5fe-4f05-8be3-6729372f065c
Local pid:
ora:4850

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