Table 4

Individual and Societal Productivity Losses*

Women (years)

Men (years)

Total

18–34

35–49

50–69

Total

18–34

35–49

50–69

Total


Predicted Employment Rate (%)

CFS

69.8

56.5

43.1

54.8

63.6

74.0

49.6

63.3

56.3

Non-fatigue

83.9

79.1

60.5

72.5

85.9

94.2

76.2

86.1

74.9

U.S. Employment Rate(%)

76.9

79.5

59.1

72.5

87.6

91.8

72.0

84.6

78.4

Household Productivity§

CFS

$8,502

$9,703

$7,764

$8,495

$8,536

$9,629

$7,100

$8,513

$8,498

Non-fatigue

$14,403

$15,986

$13,852

$14,577

$9,208

$9,853

$7,285

$8,907

$13,572

Labor Force Productivity**

CFS

$3,891

$13,999

$9,442

$8,932

$19,179

$45,016

$30,862

$30,828

$12,813

Non-fatigue

$20,140

$31,664

$22,121

$24,001

$26,973

$64,440

$50,429

$45,607

$27,831

Overall Productivity

CFS

$12,394

$23,702

$17,207

$17,427

$27,715

$54,645

$37,962

$39,341

$21,311

Non-fatigue

$34,543

$47,649

$35,974

$38,578

$36,181

$74,292

$57,714

$54,513

$41,403

Individual Loss††

Household Productivity

$5,901

$6,283

$6,088

$6,081

$672

$224

$185

$394

$5,073

Labor Force Productivity

$16,249

$17,664

$12,679

$15,070

$7,794

$19,424

$19,566

$14,779

$15,018

Total Loss

$22,149

$23,947

$18,767

$21,151

$8,466

$19,648

$19,752

$15,173

$20,092

Number of Individuals with CFS

114,373

97,416

162,101

373,891

32,436

26,579

21,533

80,548

454,439

Total Societal Loss (Millions)

$2,533

$2,333

$3,042

$7,908

$275

$522

$425

$1,222

$9,130


* Numbers may not sum exactly due to rounding. The microsimulation estimated Employment rates by age and sex based on data from Wichita, Kansas. These means were then weighted to reflect the age and sex distribution of the U.S. population using population estimates from the March Supplement to the Current Population Survey, 2002. Based on the March Supplement to the Current Population Survey, 2002. § Hours of household productivity valued at the mean hourly earnings of service industry worker, and estimate based in 2002 dollars and increased by 33.8 percent to reflect the value of fringe benefits. ** Estimated personal earnings in 2002 dollars increased by 33.8 percent to reflect the value of fringe benefits. †† The individual losses represent the difference between mean productivity with CFS and in absence of CFS.

Reynolds et al. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2004 2:4   doi:10.1186/1478-7547-2-4

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