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1. The economic analysis method used when there are alternative ways of attaining a single type of outcome is:

 

Cost-effectiveness analysis

 

Cost-minimization analysis

 

Cost-utility analysis

 

Cost-consequence analysis

2. If a new treatment is less costly than an old treatment and the new treatment is more effective then:

 

Neither treatment is dominant.

 

The old treatment is dominant.

 

The new treatment is dominant.

3. An example of a holistic measure is:

 

Childhood immunization status.

 

Tobacco use assessment.

 

Adult weight screening.

 

Survival time.

4. An example of an economic cost is:

 

Taxes.

 

Unemployment insurance payments.

 

Lost productivity.

 

Social security payments.

5. When the outcomes are the same for all of the interventions being studied, then the economic analysis method that can be applied is:

 

Cost-minimization analysis.

 

Cost-effectiveness analysis.

 

Cost-utility analysis

 

Cost-consequence analysis

6. A health economist was asked to compare the outcomes and cost of two diabetic therapies that affected both the severity of the disease and the survival rate. What evaluation concept should he/she use?

 

Concept of cost-effectiveness

 

Concept of cost-utility

 

Concept of cost-minimization analysis

 

Concept of benefit-Cost

7. A health economist was asked to compare outcomes and costs for two prophylactic medicines that reduced deaths during surgical operations. The interventions did not influence quality of life. What concept should he/she use?

 

Concept of cost-effectiveness

 

Concept of cost-utility

 

Concept of cost-consequence analysis

 

Concept of benefit-Cost

8. A health economist was asked whether a new drug that reduced mortality should be used. What concept should he/she use?

 

Concept of cost-effectiveness

 

Concept of cost-minimization analysis

 

Concept of benefit-cost

 

Concept of cost-utility

9. To determine which treatment is dominating, what economic analysis method is used?

 

Increment cost-effectiveness ratio

 

Benefit-cost analysis.

 

Cost-minimization analysis

 

Cost-consequence analysis

 

Cost-utility analysis

10. In a population of 1,000 persons at the beginning of the year, 40 die during the year. How many life years were there during the year?

 

920 life years

 

980 life years

 

960 life years

 

990 life years

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Joshua Stredder
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