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Table 5 The Israeli prioritization of the hypothetical technologies

From: Efficiency and equity considerations in the preferences of health policy-makers in Israel

  C R I T E R I A  
Technology Intended for patients with a severe disease Number of patients requiring the technology Intended to treat diseases common to children Intended to treat diseases common to the elderly Individual benefit Requires funding so that the poor can use it Cost per QALY Rank Desirability score
S0 Yes >100,000 No Yes Addition of more than 5 full health years Yes Less than per capita GNP 1st 0.86
S1.2 Yes <100,000 Yes Yes Addition of less than 5 full health years Yes More than per capita GNP 2nd 0.54
S2 No >100,000 No No Addition of more than 5 full health years No Less than per capita GNP 3rd 0.46
S1.1 Yes <100,000 Yes No Addition of less than 5 full health years Yes More than per capita GNP 4th 0.44
S1 Yes <100,000 No Yes Addition of less than 5 full health years Yes More than per capita GNP 5th 0.40