Table 34Effect of number of iterations on convergence

Model iterations1,00010,000100,000250,000
s.d.[QALYs]/E[QALYs]1.27%0.44%0.24%0.18%
s.d.[costs]/E[costs]6.65%2.14%0.67%0.44%

From: 8, Cost effectiveness modelling of the new drugs

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