compute_IB {BCEA}R Documentation

Compute Incremental Benefit

Description

Sample of incremental net monetary benefit for each willingness-to-pay threshold, k, and comparator.

Usage

compute_IB(df_ce, k)

Arguments

df_ce

Dataframe of cost and effectiveness deltas

k

Vector of willingness to pay values

Details

Defined as:

IB = u(e,c; 1) - u(e,c; 0).

If the net benefit function is used as utility function, the definition can be re-written as

IB = k\cdotΔ_e - Δ_c.

Value

Array with dimensions (k x sim x ints)

See Also

compute_EIB


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