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Health Reward Stat of the Day – Jan 6

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New study finds financial incentives to help pregnant women stop smoking are highly cost-effective

The scientific journal Addiction has published the first cost-effectiveness analysis of financial incentives to help pregnant women stop smoking. The report found that financial incentives are highly cost-effective, with an incremental cost-effectiveness ratio (ICER) of £482 ($734) per quality-adjusted life year (QALY), which is well below recommended thresholds in high income countries.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/11/151112055236.htm

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