Rheumatoid Arthritis

 
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IV.H.2.2

Lead Author(s): 

Charles G. Helmick, MD, CDC Team

Supporting Author(s): 

Sylvia I. Watkins-Castillo, PhD

For total earnings losses, mean per-person earnings losses attributed to rheumatoid arthritis averaged $13,886 per year in 2008 to 2011. Aggregate earnings losses for the estimated 900,000 persons in the workforce with rheumatoid arthritis in the United States averaged $12.3 billion per year in 2008 to 2011.

For incremental medical expenditures, mean per-person earnings losses attributed to rheumatoid arthritis averaged $8,684 per year in 2008 to 2011. Aggregate earnings losses for the United States due to rheumatoid arthritis averaged $7.7 billion in each of the years from 2008 to 2011.

Combining direct and indirect costs for rheumatoid arthritis sums to total costs of $30 billion, with incremental costs of $14.4 billion. (Reference Table 10.13 PDF CSV)
 

Edition: 

  • 2014

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