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