TABLE 3

Utility Estimates

UtilitiesBase Case AnalysisRange for Sensitivity Analysis
Baseline state of health454910.9–1
Cranial shunt repair50,51 (disutility for 30 d postoperative recovery)0.950.5–1
Delayed diagnosis (continued symptoms)30,520.70.5–1
Radiation-induced brain cancer210.790.5–1