Cost-Utility Analyses of Interventions to Reduce the Smoking-Related Burden of Disease in Israel

By Gary Ginsberg

Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute, 2010

Smoking is a serious and expensive risk factor for many chronic diseases. In 2008, the smoking-related burden of disease in Israel was approximately 96,000 QALYs (Quality Adjusted Life Years). Included in that figure are almost 9,000 deaths from active smoking alone. In economic terms, in 2008, the direct cost to Israel's health services was roughly NIS 1.75 billion, the equivalent of 0.25% of the country's Gross National Product.

Topic: Death and Mourning, Medical Care, Economy, Health and Healing

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Coverage: Israel

Language: English

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Ginsberg, Gary. Cost-Utility Analyses of Interventions to Reduce the Smoking-Related Burden of Disease in Israel. Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute. 2010: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=13490


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