HALex

Health and Limitations Index

HALY

Health-adjusted life year

HRQL

Health-related quality of life

HSPH

Harvard School of Public Health

HUI

Health Utilities Index

HYE

Healthy year equivalent


MAIS

Maximum Abbreviated Injury Scale

MILY

Morbidity-Inclusive Life Year


NASS

National Accident Sampling System

NHTSA

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


OIRA

Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs

OMB

Office of Management and Budget

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration


PCEHM

Panel on Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine

PTO

Person trade-off


QALD

Quality-adjusted life day

QALY

Quality-adjusted life year

QWB

Quality of Well-Being Scale


RS

Rating scale


SAVE

Saved young life equivalent

SDWA

Safe Drinking Water Act

SG

Standard gamble


TSCA

Toxic Substances Control Act

TTO

Time trade-off


USC

United States Code


VAS

Visual analogue scale

VSL

Value of a statistical life

VSLY

Value of a statistical life year


WTP

Willingness to pay


YHL

Years of healthy life



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