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Employees back pain costs an average of 440 dollars (not counting lost productivity) – 2017

Integrated Benefits Institute


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2013 IBI report had a cost breakdown which included Presenteeism

Based on $514/employee average

Sick days: $131
Presenteeism: $83
Short-term disability $71
Long-term disability $42
Workers’ compensation$19
  • "Employees with back pain are absent four more days per year than those without this ailment
    • and have the equivalent of 4.4 more days of presenteeism annually. "
  • The cost of less work time and presenteeism makes up more than two-thirds of the total cost of low-back pain to employers, according to IBI, a workforce health and productivity research and measurement organization

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