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Table 4 Results comparison to other T2DM COI studies

From: The cost of type 2 diabetes in Brazil: evaluation of a diabetes care center in the city of São Paulo, Brazil

  Cost-of-illness study of T2DM Colombia Cost-of-illness study of T2DMIran Rosibel de los Angeles T2DM Mexico CODE-2 B. Jonsson T2DM Europe Luciana R. Bahia T2DM Brazil Natalie B. Borges T2DM Brazil
Year of publication 2009 2011 2010 2002 2011  
Total cost* 2.7 billion 3.78 billion 4.5 billion EUR 29 billion –– ––
Total annual cost 847 1707 3194** EUR 2108 1844
per patient*     2834**   
Indirect cost 66% 51% –– –– 33% 45%
Direct cost 34% 49% –– –– 63% 55%
 Medication 47% 46%*** –– 7% 48% 42%
 Laboratory –– –– –– 21% –– 34%****
 Procedures and –– –– 18% 55% –– 14%
 Hospitalizations Consultations –– –– –– 18% –– 4%
  1. *The costs in all studies are shown in US$, except where indicated.
  2. **Indirect costs were not calculated in these studies.
  3. ***This percentage refers only to patients without complications.
  4. ****This percentage refers to the cost of laboratory exams (7%) added to those of strips (27%).