Modeling the clinical and economic implications of obesity using microsimulation.


OBJECTIVES The obesity epidemic has raised considerable public health concerns, but there are few validated longitudinal simulation models examining the human and economic cost of obesity. This paper describes a microsimulation model as a comprehensive tool to understand the relationship between body weight, health, and economic outcomes. METHODS Patient… (More)
DOI: 10.3111/13696998.2015.1058805



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@article{Su2015ModelingTC, title={Modeling the clinical and economic implications of obesity using microsimulation.}, author={W. Su and Joseph Huang and F. Chen and William Iacobucci and Michelle Mocarski and Timothy M. Dall and Louis-Philippe Lemieux Perreault}, journal={Journal of medical economics}, year={2015}, volume={18 11}, pages={886-97} }