Journal of Tropical Medicine / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Review Article

A Systematic Review of Economic Evaluations of Chemoprophylaxis for Tuberculosis

Table 2

Checklist of best practice in economic evaluation studies.


(1) Was a well-defined question posed in answerable form?111110.511
(2) Was a comprehensive description of the competing alternatives given?11111111
(3) Was the effectiveness of the programme or services established?11111111
(4) Were all the important and relevant costs and consequences for each alternative identified?
(5) Were costs and consequences measured accurately in appropriate physical units?11111110.5
(6) Were the costs and consequences valued credibly?110.5110.511
(7) Were costs and consequences adjusted for differential timing?111110.510.5
(8) Was an incremental analysis of costs and consequences of alternatives performed?11111011
(9) Was allowance made for uncertainty in the estimates of costs and consequences?11111111
(10) Did the presentation and discussion of results include all issues of concern to users?0.50.510.


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