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Exhibit 26

Costs to Private Businesses and Insurers Attributable to Obesity (in billions)

Year Healthcare Presenteeism Absenteeism Disability
2005 $1,378,248,211 $1,246,503,897 $590,677,805 $115,628,578
2006 $1,568,293,065 $1,401,719,931 $664,229,654 $130,026,776
2007 $1,739,977,967 $1,517,252,334 $718,976,716 $140,743,828
2008 $1,916,812,643 $1,634,462,335 $774,518,738 $151,616,498
2009 $2,098,410,044 $1,760,549,137 $834,267,187 $163,312,601
2010 $2,308,571,117 $1,895,322,379 $898,131,859 $175,814,478
2011 $2,548,512,100 $2,023,419,677 $958,833,018 $187,697,079
2012 $2,810,488,494 $2,157,664,984 $1,022,447,519 $200,149,983
2013 $3,094,566,065 $2,298,580,335 $1,089,222,738 $213,221,616
2014 $3,405,763,049 $2,448,071,205 $1,160,061,617 $227,088,734
2015 $3,747,901,947 $2,607,743,203 $1,235,725,003 $241,900,277
2016 $4,109,993,268 $2,777,526,445 $1,316,179,779 $257,649,763
2017 $4,499,318,377 $2,950,987,382 $1,398,377,296 $273,740,399
2018 $4,916,542,181 $3,127,250,615 $1,481,902,731 $290,090,984
2019 $5,363,038,938 $3,312,240,488 $1,569,563,437 $307,251,071
2020 $5,838,999,918 $3,498,926,715 $1,658,027,991 $324,568,516
2021 $6,345,561,177 $3,690,838,094 $1,748,968,575 $342,370,659
2022 $6,889,777,143 $3,889,754,588 $1,843,228,655 $360,822,612
2023 $7,471,115,759 $4,095,615,291 $1,940,779,372 $379,918,726
2024 $8,092,117,313 $4,307,290,369 $2,041,085,332 $399,554,194
2025 $8,754,678,142 $4,526,138,102 $2,144,790,181 $419,855,015

Note: Employment Cost index applied to health care. Consumer Price index applied to the other cost drivers.
Source: Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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