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Guide to Analyzing the Cost-Effectiveness of Community Public Health Prevention Approaches

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Report authors : Amanda Honeycutt, Laurel Clayton, Olga Khavjou, Eric Finkelstein, Malavika Prabhu, Jonathan Blitstein, W. Douglas Evans, and Jeanette Renaud

This guide provides practical advice to help program managers and evaluators understand, design, and perform cost-effectiveness (CE) evaluations of community public health prevention programs. Each chapter of the guide provides advice for addressing specific components of a CE analysis. The guide focuses on common concerns about how best to design and perform CE analysis in a community prevention setting that focuses on health promotion.