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Health-related outcomes and economic burden in Japan: focus on inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis, and depression

Authors Yamabe K

Received 17 August 2018

Accepted for publication 18 September 2018

Published 23 October 2018 Volume 2018:10 Pages 653—654

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/CEOR.S184289

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Professor Giorgio Lorenzo Colombo



Kaoru Yamabe

Healthcare Policy and Access, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, Chuou-ku, Tokyo, Japan

This series presents articles using data collected from the National Health and Wellness Survey1 in Japan to assess the burden of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), multiple sclerosis (MS), and depression using a common methodology involving cases vs. controls and patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs).  

Disclosure

Kaoru Yamabe is an employee of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, which funded this research. The author reports no other conflict of interest in this work.

Reference

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Kantar Health. National Health and Wellness Survey. Patient-Reported Healthcare Insights. New York: Kantar Health. Available from: http://www.kantarhealth.com/docs/datasheets/kh-national-health-and-wellness-survey.pdf. Accessed July 25, 2018.

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