[Cost-effectiveness of human papillomavirus vaccination in South Korea]
Lee YJ, Kim JM, Park JY, Kim YJ, Kim Y
Record ID 32013000523
Authors' objectives: The purpose of this study is to provide evidence for rational decision making through conducting the economic evaluation of HPV vaccine by societal perspective.
Authors' recommendations: Based on the assumption that the cost of the vaccine after introduction of the vaccination program would decrease to 70% of its current price, the incremental cost-effectiveness ratio of the vaccination of 13-year-old girls was $32,000 per quality-adjusted life-year (QALY) gained, as compared with the current screening practice. Therefore, the vaccination program is not cost-effective in Korea given the cost-effectiveness threshold of GDP per capita ($23,680). The sensitivity analysis showed that the price, the effectiveness of vaccination and discount rate affected the result.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2013
URL for published report: http://neca.re.kr/center/researcher/report_view.jsp?boardNo=GA&seq=82&q=626f6172644e6f3d4741
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: South Korea
- Papillomavirus Vaccines
- Papillomavirus Infections
- Cost-Benefit Analysis
Organisation Name: National Evidence-based healthcare Collaborating Agency
Contact Address: National Evidence-based Healthcare Collaborating Agency (NECA), 3~5F Health and Welfare Social Administration B/D, 400 Neungdong-ro, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, Korea.
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