Cost-effectiveness of WISEWOMAN, a program aimed at reducing heart disease risk among low-income women.

@article{Finkelstein2006CosteffectivenessOW,
  title={Cost-effectiveness of WISEWOMAN, a program aimed at reducing heart disease risk among low-income women.},
  author={Eric Andrew Finkelstein and Olga A. Khavjou and Julie C. Will},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={379-89}
}
OBJECTIVE To quantify the cost-effectiveness of the WISEWOMAN program. WISEWOMAN is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded lifestyle intervention program that provides low-income uninsured women aged 40-64 with chronic disease risk factor screenings, lifestyle interventions, and referral services in an effort to prevent coronary heart disease (CHD) and improve health. METHODS We used data for 3015 WISEWOMAN participants who completed baseline and 1-year follow-up screenings… CONTINUE READING
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