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Taking Costs and Diagnostic Test Accuracy into Account When Designing Prevalence Studies: An Application to Childhood Tuberculosis Prevalence.

Authors
  • Wang, Zhuoyu1, 2, 3
  • Dendukuri, Nandini1, 2, 3
  • Pai, Madhukar1, 2, 3
  • Joseph, Lawrence1, 2, 3
  • 1 Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada (ZW, ND, MP, LJ). , (Canada)
  • 2 Technology Assessment Unit, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada (ND). , (Canada)
  • 3 Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada (ND, LJ). , (Canada)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2017
Volume
37
Issue
8
Pages
922–929
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/0272989X17713456
PMID: 28627302
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Total testing cost should be formally considered when designing a prevalence study.

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