Volume 28, Number 6—June 2022
Economic Burden of Reported Lyme Disease in High-Incidence Areas, United States, 2014–2016
||Lyme disease category
|Median provider visits (range)||2 (1–47)||2 (1–25)||3 (1–45)||2 (1–47)|
|Median surveys* (range)||3 (1–12)||2 (1–12)||3 (1–12)||4 (1–12)|
*Participants began taking surveys at study enrollment and continued at approximately 1-month intervals until they reported no Lyme disease–related expenses for 2 consecutive surveys or when they completed the maximum of 12 surveys. The following were collected on all surveys: dates for Lyme disease–related healthcare visits, clinician contact information, patient medical costs, nonmedical costs, and productivity losses.