Journal article

Home modification to reduce falls at a health district level: Modeling health gain, health inequalities and health costs

Nick Wilson, Giorgi Kvizhinadze, Frank Pega, Nisha Nair, Tony Blakely

PLOS ONE | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2017

Grants

Awarded by Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)


Awarded by Health Research Council of New Zealand


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) for funding this work (grant number UOOX1406). The Health Research Council of New Zealand (grant no: 10/248) is also owed thanks for funding earlier model development work.r The authors thank CMDHB staff for collaborating on this study and Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) for funding this work (grant number UOOX1406). The Health Research Council of New Zealand (grant no: 10/248) is also owed thanks for funding earlier model development work. The Ministry of Health kindly provided access to anonymized official health data (HealthTracker) and the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) for aggregated claims data. We also thank Associate Professor Michael Keall and an anonymous reviewer for helpful comments. Nevertheless, any views/conclusions in this publication are those of the authors and may not reflect the position of any of the agencies that have provided support for this study. Frank Pega is a Technical Officer at the World Health Organization, but at the time of writing of this paper was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Otago.