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Table 5 Average annual mortality, morbidity decreases and cost savings (NIS) by sugar consumption goals

From: Mortality, hospital days and treatment costs of current and reduced sugar consumption in Israel

  Lower 95% limit Upper 95% limit
10% of energy from sugar in 5 years
 Averted:-
  Deaths 237 122 325
  General hospital days 9917 4993 13,068
  Caries 179,625 153,843 205,050
 Savings (NIS):-
  Fewer fillings 40,276,302 34,495,259 45,977,166
  Overweight & obesity treatment 80,854,527 47,172,679 143,248,124
 Total direct costs (NIS): 121,130,829 81,667,937 189,225,290
  Indirect costs 58,375,715 36,166,004 105,129,999
 Total societal costs (NIS) 179,506,544 117,833,941 294,355,290
% of per capita GDP 0.02% 0.01% 0.03%
5% of energy from sugar in 15 years
 Averted:-
  Deaths 494 254 677
  General hospital days 20,699 10,423 27,277
  Caries 336,484 288,187 384,111
 Savings (NIS):-
  Fewer fillings 75,447,779 64,618,411 86,126,949
  Overweight & obesity treatment 168,767,366 98,463,364 299,001,300
 Total direct costs (NIS): 244,215,145 163,081,775 385,128,250
  Indirect costs 121,847,423 75,489,171 219,437,473
 Total Societal Costs (NIS) 366,062,568 238,570,946 604,565,723
% of per capita GDP 0.03% 0.02% 0.05%