The employee absenteeism costs of inflammatory bowel disease: evidence from US National Survey Data.

@article{Gunnarsson2013TheEA,
  title={The employee absenteeism costs of inflammatory bowel disease: evidence from US National Survey Data.},
  author={Candace L. Gunnarsson and Jie Chen and John A. Rizzo and Joseph A Ladapo and Ahmad Naim and Jennifer H. Lofland},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={55 4},
  pages={393-401}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate indirect costs associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). METHODS This was a retrospective study using 1996 to 2006 US Medical Expenditure Panel Survey data. Employed individuals were aged 18 to 64 years. A two-part model estimated the probability of time lost from work because of illness and the annual number of workdays missed. RESULTS A total of 71.5% (143/200) and 58.2% (52,257/89,846) of individuals with and without IBD, respectively, missed time from work… CONTINUE READING
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