|Document ID (ISN)||110130|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
|Convention or series no.
||Greene B.L., Miller J.D., Brown T.M., Harshman R.S., Richerson G.T., Doyle J.J.
||Economic impact of the BP downshift program on blood pressure control among commercial driver license employees
||May 2009, Vol.51, No.5, p.542-553. Illus. 53 ref.
||The objective of this study was to assess the economic impact of a hypertension educational and awareness programme commercial drivers employed by a power generation and distribution company in the United States. An economic simulation model was developed to evaluate the costs and benefits of implementing the programme. Results showed a 16.3% (more than USD 540,000) reduction in costs for a sample of 499 drivers over two years. On a per-employee basis, annual cost savings were estimated to be USD 542.
||health programmes; hypertension; cost-benefit analysis; blood pressure; power generation and distribution; drivers
||USA; economic aspects; mathematical simulation; qualifications; programme evaluation
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Transport and communications
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Power generation and distribution
Workplace health promotion