Economic burden of chronic respiratory diseases in Austria and Slovenia: Results of a life-cycle model

Pock, Markus, Czypionka, Thomas ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3381-1075, Reiss, Miriam and Röhrling, Gerald (2018) Economic burden of chronic respiratory diseases in Austria and Slovenia: Results of a life-cycle model. [Research Report] 129 p.

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This study estimates the economic burden of chronic respiratory diseases (CRD) in Austria and Slovenia. The two dominant CRD are COPD and asthma. Using publicly accessible data sources, the cost categories are divided into direct medical, direct non-medical and indirect costs. Within the framework of a life-cycle model, we estimated the annual burden of CRD in the year 2014 at EUR 508.1 million (or 0.15% of GDP) in Austria and EUR 34.2 million (or 0.09% of GDP) in Slovenia.

Item Type: Research Report
Additional Information (public): In collaboration with: VI vis d.o.o., Slovenia, Scientific Advisory Boards of Austria and Slovenia
Funders: GSK - GlaxoSmithKline Pharma GmbH
Research Units: Health Economics and Health Policy
Status: Published
Date Deposited: 07 May 2018 09:01
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2019 10:28
URI: https://irihs.ihs.ac.at/id/eprint/4663

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