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Figure 2 | Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation

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From: Making use of equity sensitive QALYs: a case study on identifying the worse off across diseases

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Ranking according to lifetime QALYs (age + QALE std ) for eight condition-intervention pairs. Childhood deafness had the worst prognosis (top) and hip osteoarthritis had the best prognosis (bottom) from a lifetime perspective. Abbreviations: QALEstd, remaining quality-adjusted life years given a certain disease treated with standard care; QALY, quality-adjusted life year; RY, roux-en-y; TNF, tumour necrosis factor.

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