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Gallup: Depression causes $23 billion in absenteeism

Workers who report having been diagnosed with depression at some point in their lives miss more work due to poor health than other colleagues.

Three analysts at Gallup are reporting that conclusion in a summary of results drawn from the company's 2011 and 2012 daily tracking surveys, which reached about 304,000 U.S. adults ages 18 and older.

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