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Annual Household Productivity Losses Attributable to Diabetes, United States, 2013 Dollars

Sex Age Group
(in years)
Per Person
with Diabetes
Total Cost ($ in Millions)
Number of
Days Lost
Cost ($)
Overall 18-44 4.7 222 740.5
45-64 4.7 216 2,491.6
65-74 6.9 343 2,030.0
75+ 4.3 194 871.7
Total 5.2 243 6,133.8
Males 18-44 3.1 94 145.3
45-64 3.9 140 839.2
65-74 4.7 200 599.5
75+ 3.1 119 231.2
Total 3.8 145 1,815.2
Females 18-44 6.1 332 595.2
45-64 5.7 297 1,652.4
65-74 9.1 491 1,430.6
75+ 5.2 251 640.5
Total 6.4 337 4,318.7

Data Sources: 2009-2013 National Health Interview Survey, 2013 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Expectancy Data (2014) "The Dollar Value of a Day: 2013 Dollar Valuation".

Note: Household productivity losses arise when people are unable to perform household services.

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