A New Method of Estimating Cost Effectiveness of Cholesterol Reduction Therapy for Prevention of Heart Disease

@article{Kinlay1994ANM,
  title={A New Method of Estimating Cost Effectiveness of Cholesterol Reduction Therapy for Prevention of Heart Disease},
  author={Dr Scott Kinlay and Dianne L. O’Connell and David Evans and Judith Halliday},
  journal={PharmacoEconomics},
  year={1994},
  volume={5},
  pages={238-248}
}
The purpose of this study was to demonstrate a new method of estimating the cost effectiveness of interventions that lower blood cholesterol levels in the prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD) at the community level. The participants in the study were 67 651 men aged 35 to 64 years in the Lower Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia. Census data, risk factor profiles and CHD event rates from community surveillance, plus costs in 1988–1989 Australian dollars, were used as inputs to a… CONTINUE READING