calc_QALY_tb: Calculate QALYs for active TB cases

Description Usage Arguments Details Value

Description

Calculate the QALYs for each active TB individuals.

Usage

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calc_QALY_tb(intervals = NA, utility, age, start_delay = NA,
  discount_rate = 0.035, ...)

Arguments

intervals

Time intervals for each utility

utility

(list) Utility value of non-diseased individual e.g. 1. Utility value of diseased individual

age

Ages in years; vector numeric

start_delay

What time delay to time origin, to shift discounting to smaller values

discount_rate

default 3.5% per annum

...

Additional arguments

Details

For each of 3 alternatives:

Assume that death if it happens is within the first year of active TB. Assume that active TB cases when treated and survive first year are ~~fully cured~~.

Consider person-perspective (death) or NHS-perspective (exit uk) by defining the particular time-to-event end point.

Value

list of diseasefree, death, cured QALYs


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