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health-adjusted life year

The number of years of perfect health that are considered equivalent to (i.e., have the same utility as) the remaining years of life in their respective health states.
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Entry Terms:
  • HYEs (healthy-years equivalents)
  • HALY (health-adjusted life year)
  • healthy-years equivalents
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RDF/XMLCreated 2010-09-24, last modified 2013-01-14