The effects of a health promotion-health protection intervention on behavior change: the WellWorks Study.

@article{Sorensen1998TheEO,
  title={The effects of a health promotion-health protection intervention on behavior change: the WellWorks Study.},
  author={Glorian Sorensen and Anne Stoddard and Mary Kay Hunt and James R. H{\'e}bert and Judith K. Ockene and Jill S Avrunin and Jay S Himmelstein and Sally Katharine Hammond},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1998},
  volume={88 11},
  pages={1685-90}
}
OBJECTIVES This study assessed the effects of a 2-year integrated health promotion-health protection work-site intervention on changes in dietary habits and cigarette smoking. METHODS A randomized, controlled intervention study used the work site as the unit of intervention and analysis; it included 24 predominantly manufacturing work sites in Massachusetts (250-2500 workers per site). Behaviors were assessed in self-administered surveys (n = 2386; completion rates = 61% at baseline, 62% at… CONTINUE READING

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