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Cost-Benefit Analysis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Tree Number(s)
N03.219.151.125
Unique ID
D003362
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003362
Scope Note
A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.
Entry Version
COST BENEFIT ANAL
Entry Term(s)
Benefits and Costs
Cost Benefit
Cost Benefit Analysis
Cost Effectiveness
Cost and Benefit
Cost-Benefit Data
Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
Cost-Utility Analysis
Costs and Benefits
Economic Evaluation
Marginal Analysis
Previous Indexing
Costs and Cost Analysis (1966-1975)
Public MeSH Note
76
History Note
76
Date Established
1976/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/25
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Cost-Benefit Analysis Preferred
Cost Effectiveness Related
Cost-Benefit Data Related
Cost-Utility Analysis Related
Economic Evaluation Related
Marginal Analysis Related
Cost Benefit Broader
Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Related
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