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Table 3 Indirect costs associated with absenteeism, specifically sick leave in UC

From: Indirect costs associated with ulcerative colitis: a systematic literature review of real-world data

Author, yearCountryPatients’ type% of patients experiencing sick leaveNumber of sick leaves days per patient per yearCostCost adjusted
Average cost (€) of sick leave per patient per yearTotal average productivity loss in Euros per yearCurrency, base yearAverage cost (€) of sick leave per patient per yearTotal average productivity loss in Euros per yearCurrency, base year
Mandel et al. 2014 [1]HungaryPooled UC patientsNR10.14a4851795EURO, 20135061872$, 2017
Malinowski et al. 2016 [16]PolandPooled UC patientsNR13.49787e1260eEURO, 20128231318$, 2017
Aldeguer et al. 2016 [17]SpainPooled UC patients22%26.17311399EURO, 2012326418$, 2017
Van der Valk et al. 2012 [23]The NetherlandsPooled UC patientsNRNR1912dNREURO, 20102401.6NR$, 2017
Van der Valk et al. 2014 [19]The NetherlandsPooled UC patients13.4%b10cg1447 kg1580gEURO, 20111608.41756$, 2017
Van der Valk et al. 2015 [29]The NetherlandsPouch patients10.50%8h1932hNREURO, 20112147.5NR$, 2017
Van der Valk et al. 2015 [29]The NetherlandsIleostomy patients13.50%20i1508iNREURO, 20111676.2NR$, 2017
Van der Valk et al. 2015 [29]The NetherlandsAnti-TNF patients23.90%28j4340jNREURO, 20114824.1NR$, 2017
Kawalec et al. 2017 [14]PolandPooled UC patientsNR30.496792043EURO, 2014710.62138$, 2017
Hellström et al. 2017 [26]SwedenPooled UC patientsNR63f5309fNREURO, 20145391NR$, 2017
  1. aMissed working hours: The study reports missed working hours of 1.56 h per week equivalent of 10.14 days per year
  2. bUnpaid work: 28; 3.0%
  3. cUnpaid work: 7.8 days per 3 months
  4. dThe study reports 478€ per 3 month
  5. eGross domestic product per capita
  6. fThe study reports 50,925 SEK per year equivalent to either 5338 euros or 6297€ and it has been reported in the study it was reported as 9 weeks per year
  7. gThe study reports 2.5 days per 3 months and 361.79€ per 3 month
  8. hThe study reports 2 days per 3 months and 483€ per 3 month
  9. iThe study reports 5 days per 3 months and 377€ per 3 month
  10. jThe study reports 7 days per 3 months and 1085€ per 3 month
  11. kUnpaid work: 18.33€ per 3 months