Economic Evaluation of Damage Accrual in an International Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Inception Cohort Using a Multistate Model Approach

Barber M. R. W. , Hanly J. G. , Su L., Urowitz M. B. , St. Pierre Y., Romero-Diaz J., ...More

ARTHRITIS CARE & RESEARCH, vol.72, no.12, pp.1800-1808, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 72 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/acr.24092
  • Title of Journal : ARTHRITIS CARE & RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.1800-1808


Objective There is a paucity of data regarding health care costs associated with damage accrual in systemic lupus erythematosus. The present study was undertaken to describe costs associated with damage states across the disease course using multistate modeling.