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Table 4 Morbidity costs: Loss of productivity due to absenteeism due to urinary tract infection (UTI) in France

From: The economic burden of urinary tract infections in women visiting general practices in France: a cross-sectional survey

  Societal perspective French National Health Insurance perspective
  Estimated proportion of patients with sick leave (% (95 % CI))a Sick leave daily cost (euros) Estimated proportion of patients with sick leave longer than 3 days Daily allowances daily cost (euros)
Women visiting GP for suspected UTI 9 % (7–13 %)   1 % (0.6–3 %)  
−Manual worker 0.3 % (0.04–2 %) 76.89 0.05 % (0.01–0.1 %) 29.21
−Clerical workers 5 % (3–8 %) 82.73 1 % (0.03–3 %) 31.78
−Intermediate occupations 3 % (1–5 %) 116.89 0.1 % (0.2–1 %) 42.77
−Managers 1 % (0.3–2 %) 188.91 0.1 % (0.02–1 %) 42.77
Total cost (million euros) 13.9 1.4
  1. Source: French National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE)
  2. aestimated proportion with the sampling design and 95 % CI; CI: confidence interval