Optimised Use of Safety Interventions

  • Rolf Skjong
  • Erik Vanem
Conference paper


The paper demonstrates that a simple method exists, by which easily accessible information aggregated in international statistics can be used to derive decision criteria for use in cost effectiveness evaluations of safety interventions. Application of the criteria will provide increased healthy life expectance, without increasing budgets. The criteria are derived from combining societal indicators published by the United Nations Development Program, the World Health Organization and in national statistics.


Decision Criterion Human Development Index Safety Measure Healthy Life Safety Intervention 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rolf Skjong
    • 1
  • Erik Vanem
    • 1
  1. 1.Det Norske VeritasHøvikNorway

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