Lifetime Cost of Abusive Head Trauma at Ages 0–4, USA


This paper aims to estimate lifetime costs resulting from abusive head trauma (AHT) in the USA and the break-even effectiveness for prevention. A mathematical model incorporated data from Vital Statistics, the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Kids’ Inpatient Database, and previous studies. Unit costs were derived from published sources. From society… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11121-017-0815-z


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@article{Miller2017LifetimeCO, title={Lifetime Cost of Abusive Head Trauma at Ages 0–4, USA}, author={Ted R Miller and Ryan Steinbeigle and Bruce A. Lawrence and Cora Peterson and Curtis Florence and Marilyn Barr and Ronald G. Barr}, journal={Prevention Science}, year={2017}, pages={1-10} }