|Document ID (ISN)||58084|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
|Convention or series no.
||Erfurt J.C., Foote A., Heirich M.A.
||The cost-effectiveness of work-site wellness programs for hypertension control, weight loss, and smoking cessation
||Sep. 1991, Vol.33, No.9, p.962-970. 29 ref.
||The cost-effectiveness of work-site wellness programmes for reducing cardiovascular disease risks of employees was examined at 3 manufacturing plants. A fourth plant was used as a control site to estimate levels of risk reduction achieved from wellness screening and pre-existing services, without further interventions. The disease risks studied were hypertension, obesity, and cigarette smoking. Two of the 3 experimental sites were more effective and cost effective than the other, both in terms of engaging employees at risk of cardiovascular disease into treatment or programme participation and of reducing their risks or preventing relapse. Programme costs were held constant in this report for comparison across programme models.
||plant health organization; health programmes; hypertension; financing of programmes; obesity; economic aspects; cardiovascular diseases; smoking
||USA; loss of weight; biological and medical tests; Michigan
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Medicine, hygiene and first aid
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Occupational health services
Workplace health promotion