Estimating QALY and WTP Values for Foodborne Disease (Phase 2)

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"Estimating QALY and WTP Values for Microbiological Foodborne Disease (Phase 2)" ,for the Food Standards Agency (FSA), 2017: The aim of this study was to estimate the quality-adjusted life years (QALY) of and willingness to pay (WTP) for avoiding food borne diseases caused by selected pathogens and their sequelae. Primary stated preference research was conducted for mortality and morbidity impacts children (by interviewing their parents) and adults.  The results will be used in FSA’s appraisal of regulatory options. eftec was the lead contractor working with teams of health experts and economists from the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester.

The report published by FSA can be found here.