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Descriptor English: Cost of Illness
Descriptor Spanish: Costo de Enfermedad
Descriptor Portuguese: Efeitos Psicossociais da Doença
Descriptor French: Coûts indirects de la maladie
Entry term(s): Burden of Illness
Cost of Disease
Cost of Sickness
Cost, Disease
Costs of Disease
Costs, Disease
Costs, Sickness
Disease Cost
Disease Costs
Economic Burden of Disease
Illness Burden
Illness Burdens
Illness Cost
Illness Costs
Sickness Cost
Sickness Costs
Tree number(s): N03.219.151.165
N05.715.360.300.800.438.375.182
N06.850.520.308.980.438.475.046
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017281
Scope note: The personal cost of disease which may be economic, social, or psychological. The cost of illness may be reflected in absenteeism, productivity, response to treatment, peace of mind, or QUALITY OF LIFE. It differs from HEALTH CARE COSTS, the societal cost of providing services related to the delivery of health care.
Annotation: coordinate with specific disease; if monetary cost in disease, coordinate with specific disease /econ
Previous Indexing: Costs and Cost Analysis (1966-1992)
specific disease (1966-1992)
Public MeSH Note: 93
History Note: 93
Related: Quality of Life MeSH
DeCS ID: 30769
Unique ID: D017281
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1993/01/01
Date of Entry: 1992/05/07
Revision Date: 2017/01/16
Cost of Illness - Preferred
Concept UI M0026234
Scope note The personal cost of disease which may be economic, social, or psychological. The cost of illness may be reflected in absenteeism, productivity, response to treatment, peace of mind, or QUALITY OF LIFE. It differs from HEALTH CARE COSTS, the societal cost of providing services related to the delivery of health care.
Preferred term Cost of Illness
Entry term(s) Burden of Illness
Cost of Disease
Cost of Sickness
Cost, Disease
Costs of Disease
Costs, Disease
Costs, Sickness
Disease Cost
Disease Costs
Economic Burden of Disease
Illness Burden
Illness Burdens
Illness Cost
Illness Costs
Sickness Cost
Sickness Costs



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