Table 14—

Indirect costs attributed to diabetes, 2007

Cost componentProductivity lossTotal cost attributable to diabetes ($ billions)Proportion of indirect costs (%)
Work days absent15 million days2.64
Reduced performance at work120 million days20.034
Reduced productivity days for those not in labor force6 million days0.81
Permanent disability445,000 people, 107 million days7.914
Mortality284,000 deaths26.946
Total58.2100