PLOS ONE: The Long-Term Benefits of Increased Aspirin Use by At-Risk Americans Aged 50 and Older

We estimate that increased use by high-risk older Americans would improve national life expectancy at age 50 by 0.28 years (95% CI 0.08–0.50) and would add 900,000 people (95% CI 300,000–1,400,000) to the American population by 2036. After valuing the quality-adjusted life-years appropriately, Americans could expect $692 billion (95% CI 345–975) in net health benefits over that period.

Source: PLOS ONE: The Long-Term Benefits of Increased Aspirin Use by At-Risk Americans Aged 50 and Older

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