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Cost-Benefit Analysis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


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. In contrast a cost effectiveness in general compares cost with qualitative outcomes.
Entry Version
COST BENEFIT ANAL
Entry Term(s)
Benefits and Costs
Cost Benefit
Cost Benefit Analysis
Cost and Benefit
Cost-Benefit Data
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
2022/05/23
Cost-Benefit Analysis Preferred
Cost-Utility Analysis Related
Cost Benefit Broader
Marginal Analysis Related
Cost-Benefit Data Related
Economic Evaluation Related
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