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Table 8 Cost of work-related cancer by province (1996 to 2013)a

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

Province Total cost ($ ‘000) 95% CI of total cost ($ ‘000) Average cost per year ($ ‘000) 95% CI of average cost per year ($ ‘000) Average cost per case ($ ‘000) 95% CI of cost per case ($ ‘000)
Alberta 87,839 (80,138 – 95,539) 4,879 (3,065 – 6,695) 116 (106 – 126)
British Columbia 129,037 (120,199 – 137,874) 7,169 (5,086 – 9,252) 104 (97 – 111)
Manitoba 6,597 (5,184 – 8,010) 439 (75 – 805) 52 (41 – 63)
New Brunswick 2,763 (1,022 – 4,503) 691 (−179 – 1,561) 163 (60 – 265)
Newfoundland 16,696 (12,939 – 20,454) 1,518 (385 – 2,651) 145 (113 – 178)
Nova Scotia 40,492 (38,065 – 42,929) 4,049 (3,282 – 4,817) 133 (91 – 176)
Nunavut/NWT 660 (−469 – 1,789) 661 (−469 – 1,789) 165 (−117 – 447)
Ontario 707,281 (678,589 – 735,973) 39,293 (32,531 – 46,056) 199 (192 – 208)
Prince Edward Island 919 (122 – 1,716) 919 (122 – 1,716) 92 (12 – 172)
Quebec 225,001 (213,711 – 236,289) 12,500 (9,839 – 15,161) 97 (92 – 102)
Saskatchewan 2,014 (1,054 – 2,974) 403 (−26 – 832) 72 (38 – 106)
Yukon 9,464 (6,134 – 12,793) 3,155 (1,232 – 5,077) 193 (125 – 261)
Total for Canada 1,228,763 (1,208,669 – 1,248,856) 68,265 (63,529 – 73,001) 149 (146 – 151)
  1. aRounded to nearest 1000 Canadian dollars, including only years for which data were available. Negative confidence interval caused by small number of observations, and high variance of specific provinces, e.g. NU. There are only 1 year data for both NU and PEI, so their total cost equal average cost per year