Cost Associated with Being Overweight and with Obesity, High Alcohol Consumption, and Tobacco Use within the Military Health System's TRICARE Prime—Enrolled Population

@article{Dall2007CostAW,
  title={Cost Associated with Being Overweight and with Obesity, High Alcohol Consumption, and Tobacco Use within the Military Health System's TRICARE Prime—Enrolled Population},
  author={T. Dall and Y. Zhang and Y. J. Chen and Rachel C Wagner and P. Hogan and Nancy K Fagan and S. Olaiya and D. N. Tornberg},
  journal={American Journal of Health Promotion},
  year={2007},
  volume={22},
  pages={120 - 139}
}
  • T. Dall, Y. Zhang, +5 authors D. N. Tornberg
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Health Promotion
  • Purpose. To estimate medical and indirect costs to the Department of Defense (DoD) that are associated with tobacco use, being overweight or obese, and high alcohol consumption. Design. Retrospective, quantitative research. Setting. Healthcare provided in military treatment facilities and by providers participating in the military health system. Subjects. The 4.3 million beneficiaries under age 65 years who were enrolled in the military TRICARE Prime health plan option in 2006. Measures. The… CONTINUE READING
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