Valuation of the economic benefits of human papillomavirus vaccine in Taiwan.

@article{Liao2009ValuationOT,
  title={Valuation of the economic benefits of human papillomavirus vaccine in Taiwan.},
  author={Chih-Hsien Liao and J T Liu and R F Pwu and San-lin You and Ines H.I. Chow and Chao Hsiun Tang},
  journal={Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={12 Suppl 3},
  pages={S74-7}
}
OBJECTIVES The study aims to apply the contingent valuation method to elicit the willingness-to-pay (WTP), and measure the value of a statistic life (VSL), for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Taiwan. METHODS A total of 512 questionnaires were completed on women aged 20 to 55 years with at least one daughter, during March through May 2007. The respondents' WTP for the vaccines was elicited by double-bounded binary-choice questions under two scenarios: one was to protect themselves from… CONTINUE READING