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Table 1 The direct and indirect of the five selected NCD in the GCC in 2013 [10]

From: The ticking time bomb in lifestyle-related diseases among women in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries; review of systematic reviews

  Direct cost % Direct cost Indirect cost % Indirect cost Both
Direct & indirect
Condition   6,000,000,000   31,000,000,000 Total $37 Billion
Diabetes Mellitus 26 1,560,000,000 2 620,000,000 6
Cardiovascular 28 1,680,000,000 25 7,750,000,000 25
Respiratory 17 1,020,000,000 11 3,410,000,000 12
Neuropsychiatric 18 1,080,000,000 22 6,820,000,000 21
Malignant neoplasms 11 660,000,000 40 12,400,000,000 35