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Table 4 Societal cost of dementia (in millions SEK, adjusted to cost level of 2012) in 2012, 2005 and 2000 in different sectors

From: The societal costs of dementia in Sweden 2012 – relevance and methodological challenges in valuing informal care

  2012 2005 2000
  Costa % Costa % Cost %
Medical care sector 2848 5.0% 2701 5.0% 3277 5.9%
Social care sector 44,681 78.1% 43,275 79.4% 45,542 82.5%
Informal care 9534 16.7% 8065 14.8% 6017 10.9%
Indirect costs 118 0.2% 447 0.8% 358 0.6%
Total costs 57,181 100.0% 54,487 100.0% 55,194 100.0%
Number of PWD 158,000   142,200   133,000  
Cost per PWD (SEK) 361,902   383,173   414,989  
  1. PWD Persons with dementia, SEK Swedish krona
  2. a1 € corresponds to SEK 8.77 and 1 US$ to SEK 6.96. Cost items are adjusted to be similar; thus, costs are not identical to Table 3 for 2012