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Table 1 Input Parameters

From: Cost-effectiveness of a statewide public health intervention to reduce cardiovascular disease risk

Parameter Base Case Value Range Reference
Variable Input parameters
Transition Probabilities
 Healthy to Stroke Calculated by age and sex [12]
 Healthy to MI Calculated by age and sex [12]
 Healthy to CHF Calculated by age and sex [13]
 Healthy to Death Varies by age and sex [15]
Invariable Input parameters
Transition Probabilities
 Acute MI to Death 0.071328306 0.057–0.086 [16]
 Acute MI to Post-MI 0.928671694 Calculated
 Post-MI to CHF 0.021759765 0.017–0.026 [16]
 Post-MI to Death 0.028583536 0.023–0.034 [16]
 Remain in Post-MI 0.9496567 Calculated
 Stroke to Death 0.069 0.055–0.083 [17]
 Stroke to Post-Stroke 0.931 Calculated
 Post-Stroke to Death 0.236 0.189–0.283 [17]
 Remain in Post-Stroke 0.236 Calculated
 CHF to Death 0.43 0.344–0.516 [18]
 Remain in CHF 0.57 Calculated
Costs ($)a
 Program Costs 127 102–152 Calculated
 Stroke (once) 33,216 26,573-39,859 [19]
 Post-Stroke (annually) 32,550 26,040-39,060 [20]
 MI (once) 63,791 51,032–76-549 [21]
 Post-MI (annually) 4106 3285-4927 [22]
 CHF (annually) 13,619 10,895 − 16,342 [23]
 Death 15,020 12,016-15,020 [21]
Utilities
 Stroke 0.64 0.512–0.768 [24]
 Post-Stroke 0.66 0.528–0.792 [24]
 MI 0.7 0.56–0.84 [25]
 Post-MI 0.88 0.704–0.95 [26]
CHF 0.71 0.568–0.852 [27]
  1. Costs represented in 2015 U.S. Dollars