Productivity losses associated with diabetes in the US.

  title={Productivity losses associated with diabetes in the US.},
  author={Y C Ng and Philip Jacobs and Jeff A. Johnson},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  volume={24 2},
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to estimate the cost of productivity losses in the U.S. attributable to diabetes, with regard to specific demographic and disease-related characteristics in the U.S.. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We used the 1989 National Health Interview Survey, a random survey of individuals in the U.S. that included a diabetes supplement. Data on individuals were obtained for labor force participation, hours of work, demographic and occupational characteristics… CONTINUE READING