The potential of smoking cessation programmes and a smoking ban in public places: comparing gain in life expectancy and cost effectiveness

Source:
NHS Economic Evaluation Database - NHS EED
Publication date:
23 November 2012

Abstract

Bibliographic details

Hojgaard B, Olsen KR, Pisinger C, Tonnesen H, Gyrd-Hansen D.  The potential of smoking cessation programmes and a smoking ban in public places: comparing gain in life expectancy and cost effectiveness. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 2011; 39(8): 785-796

Status

This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn.

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Indexing status

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Index terms

Adolescent; Adult; control; Cost Savings; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Denmark; Health Care Costs; Humans; jurisprudence /prevention & control /prevention & control; Life Expectancy; Markov Chains; Program Evaluation; Restaurants /legislation & jurisprudence; Smoking /economics /legislation & jurisprudence; Smoking Cessation /economics; Tobacco Smoke Pollution /economics /legislation & jurisprudence; Workplace /legislation & jurisprudence