The cost of lifestyle health risks: obesity.

  title={The cost of lifestyle health risks: obesity.},
  author={Deborah A Long and Roger W Reed and Gregg O Lehman},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={48 3},
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to provide employers interested in lifestyle health initiatives a resource for estimating their members' obesity-related costs stratified by demographics and business sector. METHOD Claims-level medical costs attributable to obesity are estimated. Data come from 61 U.S. employers' health plan members' claims… CONTINUE READING