The association between physical activity, productivity, and health care utilization among employees in Brazil.

@article{Fonseca2010TheAB,
  title={The association between physical activity, productivity, and health care utilization among employees in Brazil.},
  author={Vera Regina J R M Fonseca and Moacyr Roberto Cuce Nobre and Nicolaas P. Pronk and Luciana Maria Alves Martins Santos},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={52 7},
  pages={706-12}
}
OBJECTIVE To document the relationship between physical activity, absenteeism, presenteeism, health care utilization, and morbidity among Brazilian automotive workers. METHODS Eligible employees (N = 620) completed a questionnaire. Univariate correlations, multivariate logistic regression, and Pearson's product-moment correlation coefficient were used. RESULTS Work absenteeism was associated with physical activity at work (OPA) (odds ratio, [OR] = 1.63, 95% confidence interval [CI] = 1.31… CONTINUE READING

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