Table 4: Informal time and costs without distinction of place of leaving.

DiseaseStudyMildModerateModerate to severeSevereTotal
Unit costsInformal care timeInformal costsPercent of TCInformal care timeInformal costsPercent of TCInformal care timeInformal costsPercent of TCInformal care timeInformal costsPercent of TCInformal care timeInformal costsPercent of TC

Jönsson et al. [16]4.5713.922,694 30.8026.575,95444.9044.989,61129.4049.8011,08520.5030.246,63526.70
Mesterton et al. [17]6.6010.303,104 13.2014.205,87110.3020.204,2185.9013.974,4289.40
ADCoduras et al. [19]3.9466.5511,25152.30
Hux et al. [23]6.8322.107,248 76.7026.408,65253.9024.087,89630.7015.124,95613.5021.907,18232.60
Allegri et al. [27]2.8713.501,860 35.2014.882,05030.9011.501,58414.1013.291,83123.70

PDFindley et al. [28]18.5331.7418,54856.7034.8221,70840.3033.9019,41343.40

VD Wimo and Winblad [33]4.7732.827,508 17.6047.5710,88226.3025.275,78212.3039.208,96920.80

NS: not specified; Percent of TC: percentage of total costs; unit costs: valuation of one hour of informal caregiving.
All costs are in 2012 USD; informal care time: per week; informal costs: per year; unit cost: unit cost of one hour of informal care.
AD: Alzheimer disease; PD: Parkinson disease; VD: vascular dementia.