The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of plant sterol or stanol-enriched functional foods as a primary prevention strategy for people with cardiovascular disease risk in England: a modeling study

@inproceedings{Yang2017TheEA,
  title={The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of plant sterol or stanol-enriched functional foods as a primary prevention strategy for people with cardiovascular disease risk in England: a modeling study},
  author={Wei Yang and Heather Gage and Daniel Jackson and Monique M Raats},
  booktitle={The European Journal of Health Economics},
  year={2017}
}
  • Wei Yang, Heather Gage, +1 author Monique M Raats
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    The European Journal of…
    2017
  • Medicine
  • This study appraises the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of consumption of plant sterol-enriched margarine-type spreads for the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in people with hypercholesterolemia in England, compared to a normal diet. A nested Markov model was employed using the perspective of the British National Health Service (NHS). Effectiveness outcomes were the 10-year CVD risk of individuals with mild (4–6 mmol/l) and high (above 6 mmol/l) cholesterol by gender and age… CONTINUE READING

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