An economic evaluation of energy-absorbing flooring designed to prevent hip fractures revealed a payback period of 10 1/4 years if only direct costs avoided were evaluated and just over 11 months when direct and indirect costs were included. Cost-effectiveness ratios of less than $0 per hip fracture prevented and life year saved were also estimated.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1998|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Health Policy