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Table 2 Weekly cost of school closure (in million £) under a range of different assumptions. LFS represents estimated costs based on the Labour Force Survey and DWP based on Department of Work and Pensions estimates of wages.

From: Estimating the costs of school closure for mitigating an influenza pandemic

  Sectoral From aggregate figure
  LFS DWP aggregate adjusted
Base case 986.0 865.2 865.5
Informal care adjusted 453.6 398.0 398.1
Effective labour adjusted 788.8 692.2 692.4
Work from home adjusted 690.2 605.7 605.8
Effective labour, informal care, and work from home adjusted 254.0 222.9 223.0
Absenteeism of 50% working fathers 1286.0 1128.5 1128.8
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