Comparison of Cost-of-Illness with Willingness-to-Pay Estimates to Avoid Shigellosis: Evidence from China

Published in Health Policy and Planning, this compares cost-of-illness (COI) with stated preference estimates of willingness-to-pay associated with shigellosis in a rural area of China to evaluate the economic benefits of disease prevention. The findings suggest that for some diseases, COI may approximate more comprehensive measures of economic benefits. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)

Author(s): Guh S, Xingbao C, Poulos C, et al.

Published: 2008

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    Citation: Guh S, Xingbao C, Poulos C, et al. Comparison of Cost-of-illness with Willingness-to-pay Estimates to Avoid Shigellosis: Evidence from China. Health Policy and Planning. 2008;23(2):125-136.