Journal article

Cost-Effectiveness of Food Allergy Interventions in Children: A Systematic Review of Economic Evaluations

Laura Fanning, Ekaterina Woods, Catherine J Hornung, Kirsten P Perrett, Mimi LK Tang, Kim Dalziel

VALUE IN HEALTH | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To identify published economic evaluations of interventions aimed at preventing, diagnosing, or treating food allergies in children. METHODS: We examined economic evaluations published from 2000 to 2019. Data analyzed included: food allergy type, study population/setting, intervention/comparator, and economic evaluation details. Quality assessment used reporting and economic modeling checklists. Two reviewers simultaneously undertook article screening, data extraction, and quality assessment. RESULTS: 17 studies were included: 8 peanut allergy (PA) studies, 8 cow's milk allergy (CMA) studies, and 1 egg allergy (EA) study. All PA studies reported incremental costs per quality-adju..

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