Year: 2000 Source: Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2000. p.99-109 SIEC No: 20020116

This chapter describes & assesses the use of public health models as a tool for evaluation. Two different designs of models, a cell-based model & a micro-simulation model, for the simulation of coronary heart disease outcomes are compared & contrasted. The overall utility of simulation models as a tool for evaluation is considered. (13 refs.)