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Table 5 Discount rates used in included cost-effectiveness analyses

From: The quality of reporting methods and results of cost-effectiveness analyses in Spain: a methodological systematic review

  Costs   QALYs  
Discount rate (%) Number Percent Number Percent
1.5 3 1.7
2 1 0.6 1 0.6
3 107 61.5 109 62.6
3.5 31 17.8 31 17.8
4 1 0.6 1 0.6
5 5 2.9 4 2.3
6 13 7.5 11 4.9
Totala 174 100.0 174 100.0
  1. aIncludes cost-effectiveness analyses that investigated costs or QALYs over time horizons of more than 1 year