Effect of the Heart At Work program on awareness of risk factors, self-efficacy, and health behaviors.

@article{Pegus2002EffectOT,
  title={Effect of the Heart At Work program on awareness of risk factors, self-efficacy, and health behaviors.},
  author={Cheryl L Pegus and Terry L. Bazzarre and Jeffrey S. Brown and Joseph Menzin},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={
          228-36
        }
}
This study evaluates the effects of the American Heart Association's Heart At Work program on cardiovascular disease risk factor awareness, self-efficacy, and health behaviors. A prospective, quasi-experimental research design was used to assess the impact of the program at two factory sites (one intervention and one control). A total of 633 employees participated. Intervention site respondents significantly improved their knowledge of blood pressure management, the relationship between… CONTINUE READING
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