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Table 2 Summary of indirect costs 2013 (£ million)

From: The economic impact of sight loss and blindness in the UK adult population

  England Wales Scotland Northern Ireland UK
Lower employment 2078.5 88.0 210.9 50.0 2427.4
  (1696.5–2484.2) (71.8–105.2) (172.2–252.1) (40.8–59.8) (1981.2–2901.3)
Absenteeism 65.6 3.7 6.5 1.9 77.6
  (53.5–78.4) (3.0–4.4) (5.3–7.8) (1.6–2.3) (63.4–92.8)
Premature mortality 1.77 0.09 0.23 0.05 2.14
  (1.44–2.11) (0.08–0.11) (0.19–0.27) (0.04–0.07) (1.75–2.56)
Informal care costs 1951.9 134.8 194.8 76.7 2358.2
  (1951.9–1951.9) (134.8–134.8) (194.8–194.8) (76.7–76.7) (2358.2–2358.2)
Devices and modifications 343.8 21.5 34.1 10.2 409.6
  (280.6–411) (17.6–25.7) (27.8–40.8) (8.3–12.2) (334.3–489.6)
Deadweight loss 311.8 19.8 37.0 10.3 379.0
  (311.4–312.2) (19.8–19.8) (37–37.1) (10.3–10.3) (378.5–379.4)
Total 4753.3 267.8 483.6 149.2 5653.9
  (4295.4–5239.8) (247.0–290.0) (437.3–532.8) (137.7–161.3) (5117.4–6223.9)