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Table 4 Projected foregone national income due to heart disease, stroke, and diabetes

From: Understanding chronic non-communicable diseases in Latin America: towards an equity-based research agenda

  Foregone GDP (US$ billions) Cumulative GDP loss (US$ billions) by 2015
  2006 2015  
Argentina 0.13 0.16 1.40
Brazil 0.33 0.50 4.18
Colombia 0.07 0.10 0.82
Mexico 0.48 0.89 7.14
  1. Note: Adapted from Abegunde et al [5].