The Economic Cost of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the UK

This report explores the economic effects that arise from the condition of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in the UK.

The research was conducted in a number of different ways: by asking individual people living with IBD about the effect it has had on their working lives; by estimating the financial losses to employers from staff taking time off from work due to IBD; by conducting a matched-pair analysis with a carefully selected control group to explore connections between income and having IBD; and, separately, between take-up of state benefits and having IBD.

Read the full report here.