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Table 4 Nova Scotia - total cost of all cancer claims and the average cost of cancer claims (95% confidence intervals, adjusted for inflation using combinations of three assumptions: CPI region; CPI composition; year of claim)

From: Costs of productivity loss due to occupational cancer in Canada: estimation using claims data from Workers’ Compensation Boards

Cost estimate CPI assumptions (2014 base year) Total cost ($ ‘000) Average cost ($ ‘000) 95% CI ($ ‘000)
1 National Last Year All Items 37 500 123 107 – 140
2    Healthb 36 800 121 105 – 137
3   Median Year All Items 43 100 142 122 – 162
4    Healthb 41 400 136 117 - 155
5 Regionala Last Year All Items 37 900 125 108 – 141
6    Healthb 36 500 120 104 – 136
7   Median Year All Items 44 000 145 124 – 165
8    Healthb 40 500 133 115 – 152
  1. aCombination of the National CPI until 1979 and the Nova Scotia CPI in 1979 and thereafter
  2. bHealth and Personal Care Items