Work-site cardiovascular risk reduction: a randomized trial of health risk assessment, education, counseling, and incentives.

@article{Gomel1993WorksiteCR,
  title={Work-site cardiovascular risk reduction: a randomized trial of health risk assessment, education, counseling, and incentives.},
  author={Michelle K. Gomel and B. Oldenburg and Judy M. Simpson and Neville Owen},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1993},
  volume={83 9},
  pages={1231-8}
}
OBJECTIVES This study reports an efficacy trial of four work-site health promotion programs. It was predicted that strategies making use of behavioral counseling would produce a greater reduction in cardiovascular disease risk factors than screening and educational strategies. METHODS Twenty-eight work sites were randomly allocated to a health risk assessment, risk factor education, behavioral counseling, or behavioral counseling plus incentives intervention. Participants were assessed before… CONTINUE READING

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