Financial impact of foot-and-mouth disease inTurkey: acquisition of required data viaDelphiexpert opinion survey
B. Senturk, C. Yalcinhttps://doi.org/10.17221/5649-VETMEDCitation:Senturk B., Yalcin C. (2005): Financial impact of foot-and-mouth disease inTurkey: acquisition of required data viaDelphiexpert opinion survey. Veterinarni Medicina, 50: 451-460.
The main obstacle in assessing the financial impact of foot-and-mouth disease inTurkeyis unavailability of reliable data. Considering this issue, this study aimed at using a Delphi Expert Opinion Survey (DEOS) method to obtain data required for economic analysis of FMD inTurkey. This study concluded that although there were problems in obtaining some information from the experts, in general theDelphitechnique is a promising way of obtaining animal health data, which is otherwise missing and/or not regularly recorded in developing countries.Keywords:
foot-and-mouth disease; Delphi; economic analysis; Turkey