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Table 3 Reported work or school days lost by dengue patients and their caregivers in the previous 12 months in the baseline survey, with extrapolation to the whole population of each region

From: Household costs of dengue illness: secondary outcomes from a randomised controlled trial of dengue prevention in Guerrero state, Mexico

Item Numbers in each region Total
Acapulco Costa Grande Costa Chica
Sample population 18,997 17,063 18,342 54,402
Population 789,971 413,793 428,501 1,632,265
Ambulatory dengue cases
 Cases reported in sample 483 194 77 754
 Projected cases in population 19,749 4552 1714 26,015
 Mean days lost per case 11.4 8.8 11.6 10.8
 Projected days lost in population 225,142 40,058 19,882 285,082
Hospitalized dengue cases
 Cases reported in sample 129 47 30 206
 Projected cases in population 5530 1241 857 7628
 Mean days lost per case 14.8 15.1 17.4 15.4
 Projected days lost in population 81,844 18,739 14,912 115,495
All dengue cases
 Projected days lost in population 306,986 58,797 34,794 400,577