Cost-Effectiveness of Health Risk Reduction After Lifestyle Education in the Small Workplace

  title={Cost-Effectiveness of Health Risk Reduction After Lifestyle Education in the Small Workplace},
  author={Jorie C. Allen and James Bradley Lewis and Anthony R. Tagliaferro},
  booktitle={Preventing chronic disease},
INTRODUCTION Investigations suggest that worksite health promotions in large companies decrease employer health costs and the risk for chronic disease. However, evidence of the success of such programs in small organizations is lacking. The purpose of this study was to determine whether a worksite health promotion program improves health risk and is cost-effective for a small employer. METHODS Intervention (n = 29) and comparison (n = 31) participants from a 172-employee organization… CONTINUE READING
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