Investigating the social value of health changes.

@article{GyrdHansen2004InvestigatingTS,
  title={Investigating the social value of health changes.},
  author={Dorte Gyrd-Hansen},
  journal={Journal of health economics},
  year={2004},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={1101-16}
}
This survey has demonstrated that the Danish public is concerned with distributional aspects of health gains. They have a strong inclination to give priority to those in a more severe health state provided their expected benefits are large enough to bring them to the health level where their rival patients are without treatment. Results also indicated that the equity argument may not apply with equal force on all health dimensions. Respondents did to some extent trade-off equity for greater… CONTINUE READING

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