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Lost productivity and healthcare visits due to flu

In one year (1995), influenza was responsible for more than:

  • 200 million days of restricted activity
  • 100 million days of bed disability
  • 75 million work absenteeisms
  • 22 million health care provider visits

National Center for Health Statistics. Current Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, 1995. Vital and Health Statistics. October 1998; 10(199). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9914773

Reference

Title
Current Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, 1995
Publication
Vital and Health Statistics
Publication Date
October 1998
Authors
National Center for Health Statistics
Volume & Issue
Volume 10, Issue 199
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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