Table 3

Total cost of asthma in Singapore by asthma control*†

Cost of asthma (SGD, billions)
UncontrolledPartly controlledWell controlledTotal
Adults$0.73$0.78$0.23$1.74
Children$0.22$0.09$0.03$0.35
Total$0.95$0.87$0.26$2.09
  • *Numbers may not add up due to rounding.

  • †Total productivity costs are multiplied by the employment rate in Singapore before adding the total healthcare costs to adjust for those unemployed.