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The incidence of co-morbidities related to obesity and overweight: A systematic review and meta-analysis
BackgroundOverweight and obese persons are at risk of a number of medical conditions which can lead to further morbidity and mortality. The primary objective of this study is to provide an estimateExpand
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Obesity and overweight in Canada: an updated cost‐of‐illness study
This study is to update the estimates of the economic burden of illness because of overweight and obesity in Canada by incorporating the increase in prevalence of overweight and obesity, findings ofExpand
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The incidence of comorbidities related to obesity and overweight : A systematic review and meta-analysis
Background: Overweight and obese persons are at risk of a number of medical conditions which can lead to further morbidity and mortality. The primary objective of this study is to provide an estimateExpand
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The financial cost of doctors emigrating from sub-Saharan Africa: human capital analysis
Objective To estimate the lost investment of domestically educated doctors migrating from sub-Saharan African countries to Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Design HumanExpand
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Cost effectiveness of adalimumab in the treatment of patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis in Sweden.
BACKGROUND Societal decision makers increasingly emphasise their need for evidence based economic analyses to make reimbursement decisions. OBJECTIVE To analyse the cost utility of adalimumab, onExpand
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Canadian Valuation of EQ-5D Health States: Preliminary Value Set and Considerations for Future Valuation Studies
Background The EQ-5D is a preference based instrument which provides a description of a respondent's health status, and an empirically derived value for that health state often from a representativeExpand
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A Time Trade-off-derived Value Set of the EQ-5D-5L for Canada
Background:The 5-level version of the EQ-5D (EQ-5D-5L) was recently developed. A number of preference-based scoring systems are being developed for several countries around the world. Objective:ToExpand
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Measuring and valuing productivity loss due to poor health: A critical review.
The objective of this study is to review current measurement issues and valuation methods such as "human capital" and "friction cost" for estimating productivity loss due to illness. Since observedExpand
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Validity of the work productivity and activity impairment questionnaire - general health version in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
IntroductionThe Work Productivity and Activity Impairment (WPAI) questionnaire is a well validated instrument to measure impairments in work and activities. However, its validation among patientsExpand
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Using a discrete choice experiment to estimate health state utility values.
In this study we explored a novel application of the discrete choice experiment (DCE) that resembles the time trade off (TTO) task to estimate values on the health utility scale for the EQ-5D. TheExpand
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