Should we invest in environmental interventions to encourage physical activity in England? An economic appraisal.

@article{Beale2012ShouldWI,
  title={Should we invest in environmental interventions to encourage physical activity in England? An economic appraisal.},
  author={Sophie J Beale and Matthew W Bending and Paul Trueman and Bhash Naidoo},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={869-73}
}
BACKGROUND The Department of Health in England asked the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) to develop guidance on environmental interventions that promote physical activity. The economic appraisals summarized in this study informed the development of that guidance. In view of the difficulties inherent in applying conventional health economic evaluation techniques to public health interventions, the economic appraisal employed a multi-faceted approach. METHODS The… CONTINUE READING

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