Journal article

Economic evaluation methods used in home-visiting interventions: A systematic search and review

Cate Bailey, Helen Skouteris, Heather Morris, Renee O'Donnell, Briony Hill, Zanfina Ademi

Health & Social Care in the Community | WILEY | Published : 2021

Abstract

Home-visiting interventions are used to improve outcomes for families experiencing disadvantage. As scarce resources must be allocated carefully, appropriate methods are required to provide accurate information on the effect of these programmes. We aimed to investigate: economic evaluation/analysis methods used in home-visiting programmes for children, young people and families, study designs and methods suitable in situations where randomised-controlled-trials are not feasible, and type of costs included in analyses, including any implementation costs stated. A systematic search and review was conducted of existing full economic evaluation/analysis methods in home-visiting programmes for ch..

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Funding Acknowledgements

Funding for this research has been provided from the Australian Government's Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF). The MRFF provides funding to support health and medical research and innovation, with the objective of improving the health and wellbeing of Australians. MRFF funding has been provided to The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre under the MRFF Boosting Preventive Health Research Program. Further information on the MRFF is available at www.health.gov.au/mrff.Individual funding via an Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Waiver Scholarship is applicable for CB.