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Table 13—

Total cost of diabetes, 2002

Cost componentTotal cost attributable to diabetes (millions of dollars)Components’ proportion of total cost (%)*
Health care expenditures 91,861 70 
 Institutional care 54,215 41 
  Hospital inpatient care 40,337 31 
  Nursing home care 13,878 11 
 Outpatient care 20,130 15 
  Physician office-based care 10,033 
  Emergency care 2,162 
  Ambulance services 146 
  Hospital outpatient care 3,315 
  Home healthcare 3,930 
  Hospice care 543 
 Outpatient medication and supplies 17,516 13 
  Outpatient medication 5,516 
  Insulin and delivery supplies 6,991 
  Oral agents 5,009 
Indirect costs due to lost productivity 39,810 30 
 Lost work days 4,503 
 Restricted activity days 6,256 
 Mortality 21,558 16 
 Permanent disability 7,494 
Total cost 131,672 100 
Cost componentTotal cost attributable to diabetes (millions of dollars)Components’ proportion of total cost (%)*
Health care expenditures 91,861 70 
 Institutional care 54,215 41 
  Hospital inpatient care 40,337 31 
  Nursing home care 13,878 11 
 Outpatient care 20,130 15 
  Physician office-based care 10,033 
  Emergency care 2,162 
  Ambulance services 146 
  Hospital outpatient care 3,315 
  Home healthcare 3,930 
  Hospice care 543 
 Outpatient medication and supplies 17,516 13 
  Outpatient medication 5,516 
  Insulin and delivery supplies 6,991 
  Oral agents 5,009 
Indirect costs due to lost productivity 39,810 30 
 Lost work days 4,503 
 Restricted activity days 6,256 
 Mortality 21,558 16 
 Permanent disability 7,494 
Total cost 131,672 100 
*

Cost component percentages do not necessarily sum to category totals because of rounding.

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