The Estimation and Inclusion of Presenteeism costs in Applied Economic Evaluation: A systematic review

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@article{408c2d8a34df41cea4c039e0813497c2,
title = "The Estimation and Inclusion of Presenteeism costs in Applied Economic Evaluation: A systematic review",
abstract = "IntroductionGiven the significant costs of reduced productivity (presenteeism) in comparison to absenteeism, and overall societal costs, presenteeism has a potentially important role to play in economic evaluations. However, in practice these costs are often excluded. This paper provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of practice in the valuation methods and impact of presenteeism in cost of illness studies and economic evaluations.MethodsA structured systematic review was carried out to explore (i) the extent to which presenteeism has been applied in cost of illness studies and economic evaluations and (ii) the overall impact of including presenteeism on overall costs and outcomes. Potential articles were identified by searching Medline, PsycINFO and NHS EED databases. A standard template was developed and used to extract information from economic evaluations and cost of illness studies incorporating presenteeism costs.ResultsA total of 28 studies were included in the systematic review which also demonstrated that presenteeism costs are rarely included in full economic evaluations. Estimation and monetisation methods differed between the instruments. The impact of disease on presenteeism whilst in paid work is high.ConclusionsThe potential impact of presenteeism costs needs to be highlighted and greater consideration should be given to including these in economic evaluations and cost of illness studies. The importance of including presenteeism costs when conducting economic evaluation from a societal perspective should be emphasised in national economic guidelines and more methodological work is required to improve the practical application of presenteeism instruments to generate productivity cost estimates.",
keywords = "reduced productivity and productivity costs, economic evaluation, presenteeism",
author = "Jesse Kigozi and Sue Jowett and Pelham Barton and Joanna Coast and Martyn Lewis",
year = "2017",
month = mar
doi = "10.1016/j.jval.2016.12.006",
language = "English",
volume = "20",
pages = "496--506",
journal = "Value in Health",
issn = "1098-3015",
publisher = "Elsevier",
number = "3",

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T1 - The Estimation and Inclusion of Presenteeism costs in Applied Economic Evaluation: A systematic review

AU - Kigozi, Jesse

AU - Jowett, Sue

AU - Barton, Pelham

AU - Coast, Joanna

AU - Lewis, Martyn

PY - 2017/3

Y1 - 2017/3

N2 - IntroductionGiven the significant costs of reduced productivity (presenteeism) in comparison to absenteeism, and overall societal costs, presenteeism has a potentially important role to play in economic evaluations. However, in practice these costs are often excluded. This paper provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of practice in the valuation methods and impact of presenteeism in cost of illness studies and economic evaluations.MethodsA structured systematic review was carried out to explore (i) the extent to which presenteeism has been applied in cost of illness studies and economic evaluations and (ii) the overall impact of including presenteeism on overall costs and outcomes. Potential articles were identified by searching Medline, PsycINFO and NHS EED databases. A standard template was developed and used to extract information from economic evaluations and cost of illness studies incorporating presenteeism costs.ResultsA total of 28 studies were included in the systematic review which also demonstrated that presenteeism costs are rarely included in full economic evaluations. Estimation and monetisation methods differed between the instruments. The impact of disease on presenteeism whilst in paid work is high.ConclusionsThe potential impact of presenteeism costs needs to be highlighted and greater consideration should be given to including these in economic evaluations and cost of illness studies. The importance of including presenteeism costs when conducting economic evaluation from a societal perspective should be emphasised in national economic guidelines and more methodological work is required to improve the practical application of presenteeism instruments to generate productivity cost estimates.

AB - IntroductionGiven the significant costs of reduced productivity (presenteeism) in comparison to absenteeism, and overall societal costs, presenteeism has a potentially important role to play in economic evaluations. However, in practice these costs are often excluded. This paper provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of practice in the valuation methods and impact of presenteeism in cost of illness studies and economic evaluations.MethodsA structured systematic review was carried out to explore (i) the extent to which presenteeism has been applied in cost of illness studies and economic evaluations and (ii) the overall impact of including presenteeism on overall costs and outcomes. Potential articles were identified by searching Medline, PsycINFO and NHS EED databases. A standard template was developed and used to extract information from economic evaluations and cost of illness studies incorporating presenteeism costs.ResultsA total of 28 studies were included in the systematic review which also demonstrated that presenteeism costs are rarely included in full economic evaluations. Estimation and monetisation methods differed between the instruments. The impact of disease on presenteeism whilst in paid work is high.ConclusionsThe potential impact of presenteeism costs needs to be highlighted and greater consideration should be given to including these in economic evaluations and cost of illness studies. The importance of including presenteeism costs when conducting economic evaluation from a societal perspective should be emphasised in national economic guidelines and more methodological work is required to improve the practical application of presenteeism instruments to generate productivity cost estimates.

KW - reduced productivity and productivity costs

KW - economic evaluation

KW - presenteeism

U2 - 10.1016/j.jval.2016.12.006

DO - 10.1016/j.jval.2016.12.006

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VL - 20

SP - 496

EP - 506

JO - Value in Health

JF - Value in Health

SN - 1098-3015

IS - 3

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