Table 3

Total potential attributable opportunity cost savings

Uncorrected individual risk factors

Combined risk factors


Attributable

IPV

($mill)

High risk alcohol

($mill)

Poor diet

($mill)

Physical inactivity

($mill)

Tobacco smoking

($mill)

High BMI

($mill)

Corrected for JE

($mill)


Total production (FCA)

1,801

1,224

63

1,135

1,215

742

3,540

Health sector offsets

207

2,275

206

672

1,412

812

5,329

Total

2,008

3,498

269

1,807

2,627

1,554

8,869


The data in this table represents the current estimated production and health sector costs based on current risk factor prevalence estimates. FCA: Friction cost approach for valuing workforce productivity losses; IPV: Intimate Partner Violence; BMI: Body mass index; JE: adjusted for joint effects of risk factors; $mill: Australian dollars in millions.

Cadilhac et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:483   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-483

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