The contribution of workplace characteristics to the risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Freak-Poli, Rosanne and Peeters, Anna 2012, The contribution of workplace characteristics to the risk of Type 2 Diabetes, CML diabetes, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 65-76.

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Title The contribution of workplace characteristics to the risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Author(s) Freak-Poli, Rosanne
Peeters, AnnaORCID iD for Peeters, Anna orcid.org/0000-0003-4340-9132
Journal name CML diabetes
Volume number 29
Issue number 3
Start page 65
End page 76
Total pages 12
Publisher Remedica Medical Education and Publishing
Place of publication London, Eng.
Publication date 2012
ISSN 0265-797X
Summary Diabetes has a significant economic impact on individuals, families, health systems, and countries [1]. In 2010 it was estimated that the global health expenditure on diabetes was US376 billion (€292 billion), equating to 12% of health expenditure and US1330 (€1031) per person [2]. A separate estimate in 2010 reported that diabetes cost the US US174 billion (€135 billion), with US58 billion (€45 billion) in indirect costs equating to over US2000 (€1551) on average per person with diabetes [3]. The World Health Organization estimates that between 2005 and 2030 the proportion of deaths caused by diabetes will double and global health expenditures associated with diabetes are expected to reach US490 billion (€380 billion) [1,2]. In 2003, it was estimated that diabetes cost Australia AUS6 billion (US6 billion, €5 billion), with AUS21 million (US22 million, €17 million) in indirect costs such as lost workdays and lost productivity equating to approximately AUS35 (US35, €28) per person with diabetes [4].
Language eng
Field of Research 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 920499 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
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