Impact of universal Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccination starting at 2 months of age in the United States: an economic analysis.

@article{Zhou2002ImpactOU,
  title={Impact of universal Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccination starting at 2 months of age in the United States: an economic analysis.},
  author={Fangjun Zhou and Kristine M. Bisgard and Hussain R. Yusuf and Robert R Deuson and Sue K Bath and Trudy V. Murphy},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2002},
  volume={110 4},
  pages={
          653-61
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the economic impact of universal Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccination starting at 2 months of age. METHODS Decision-tree-based analysis was conducted of a hypothetical US birth cohort of 3 815 469 infants using population-based vaccination coverage and disease incidence data. All costs were estimated from both the direct cost (medical and nonmedical) and societal perspectives. Net present value, cost-effectiveness ratios, and benefit-cost ratios of the US Hib… CONTINUE READING
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