Volume 7, Number 7—June 2001
A One-Year Study of Foodborne Illnesses in the Municipality of Uppsala, Sweden
|Cost per illness
|Costs included||No. of personsa||Averageb no. of visits or days||Averageb SEKc ($)||Min. SEK||Max. SEK|
|Doctor visits||45||0.2 visits||173||0||3,714|
|Total direct costs||76||1,027 (117)||0||43,265|
|Loss of production||122||1.3 days||1137||0||17,934|
aNumber of persons who reported a cost for each of the items in the questionnaire.
bAverages based on 312 persons answering the questions in the standardized questionnaire.
c$1 = 8.81 Swedish Krona (SEK) (May 2, 2000).
dna = not applicable.