Health Policy in Ageing Populations: Economic Modeling of Chronic Disease Policy Options in Australia


Agnes E.G. Walker, James R.G. Butler, Stephen Colagiuri

DOI: 10.2174/97816080581671130101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-816-7, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-60805-817-4

Indexed in: EBSCO.

In a global environment of rapid increases in health expenditures, health policies in Australia and in many other countries are curren...[view complete introduction]
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Chronic Disease Model-System – Detailed Descriptions

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Agnes E.G. Walker


This Chapter describes in detail the elements of HealthAgeingMod: the data sources and methods used, the assumptions underlying the model-system, the variables that needed to be modified, or imputed; the demographic and health characteristics of the Base-year dataset; the method of projecting into the future; and, for the diabetes and CVD sub-models, the data sources used and the incidence equations developed.

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