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Table 4 The MCDA tree final criteria and their weight

From: Assessment and prioritization of the WHO “best buys” and other recommended interventions for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in Iran

 CriteriaWeightData on each intervention
1Number of people to be potentially affected by intervention.1333.1 to 3.49 and 4.1 to 4.38 (excluded interventions: 3.1–3.2-3.3-3.13-3.14-3.15-3.27-3.28-3.42- and 4.1 to 4.8)
2Cost-effectiveness of intervention.293
3Attributable burden (Daly per 100,000).337
4The 200 disease codes that led to the largest hospitalization in the whole country over a year. The chance that the intervention may prevent some of them based on the model of 4 diseases, 4 modifiable shared risk factors.160
5Prevalence differences between income levels.077
 Inconsistency = 0.01 with 0 missing judgments