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Table 4 Gains in QALYs, Work Days for Adults, and School Days for Children Associated with 10% Changes in Asthma Medication Use Rates

From: A simulation model approach to analysis of the business case for eliminating health care disparities

Model Output Appropriate Medication Use Rate Gain Per 10% Increase in Rate
  60% 70% 80% 90%  
Cumulative QALYs - 5 Years 4.37627 4.37996 4.38387 4.38738 3-4 QALYs Per 1,000 People
Cumulative Work Days Over 5 Years - Adults 1,216.39 1,221.74 1,227.41 1,232.49 5-6 Work Days Per Adult
Cumulative School Days Over 5 Years - Children 815.79 821.13 826.79 831.47 4-6 School DaYs Per Child