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Annual Work Presenteeism Costs Attributable to Diabetes, United States, 2013 Dollars

Sex Age Group
(in years)
Per Employed Person
with Diabetes
Cost Per Person
with Diabetes ($)
Total Cost ($ in Millions)
Number of Work
Days Lost
Cost ($)
Overall 18-44 16.1 3,033 2,113 7,038.1
45-64 16.0 4,426 2,447 28,278.1
65-74 16.2 3,527 815 4,824.1
Total 16.0 3,983 1,930 40,140.3
Males 18-44 16.2 3,507 2,773 4,265.1
45-64 16.0 5,308 3,118 18,707.6
65-74 16.3 4,362 1,141 3,421.9
Total 16.1 4,777 2,505 26,394.6
Females 18-44 16.0 2,511 1,547 2,773.0
45-64 16.0 3,340 1,723 9,570.4
65-74 16.1 2,404 481 1,402.2
Total 16.0 3,019 1,339 13,745.7

Data Sources: 2009-2013 National Health Interview Survey, 2015 Current Population Survey, 2013 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, American Diabetes Association (2013) "Economic Costs of Diabetes in the U.S. in 2012".

Note: Presenteeism cost is the cost of on the job productivity losses.

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