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Units of Measure

Phil B. Fontanarosa

and Stacy Christiansen

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Amounts of money in US, Canadian, and British currency are expressed as a decimal number or whole number preceded by the symbol for the unit of measure for the currency.The cost-effectiveness analysis suggested a $7000 difference between the 2 treatment strategies. In JAMA and the Archives Journals, for amounts reported in non-US currency, the current exchange rate should be used to calculate the amount in US dollars, and that amount should be shown in parentheses. A list of some international currencies and their symbols is provided in Table . Online currency converter programs also are available., The baseline amount for

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