A prioritization of assessed behavioral health risks of the employees of Land's End, Incorporated

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dc.contributor.advisor Schmottlach, Neil en_US
dc.contributor.author Gloudeman, Thomas F. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:36:04Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:36:04Z
dc.date.created 1992 en_US
dc.date.issued 1992
dc.identifier LD2489.Z78 1992 .G66 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/184444
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this study was to determine behavioral risk factor prevalence at Lands' End, Incorporated, and to prioritize these risk factors for health promotion program intervention. A randomly-selected stratified sample of employees from three employee classifications were invited to participate in the study anonymously. Of the 493 subjects selected, 333 (67.5%) completed the Centers for Disease Control's Behavioral Risk Factor Survey. Population Descriptive Statistics were used to determine prevalence estimates for nine risk factors. Sedentary lifestyle was found to be the most prevalent risk factor (47.4%), followed by obesity (29.4%), acute drinking (26.4%), and lack of safety belt use (22.0%).The Hanlon Method, a process to prioritize health interventions, was used to determine risk factor intervention priorities. This method combines four components; size of the problem, seriousness of the problem, solubility, and pertinent organizational factors, into an Overall Priority Rating formula. Sedentary lifestyle received the highest priority rating, followed by obesity, safety belt use, and smoking.
dc.description.sponsorship Institute for Wellness
dc.format.extent v, 79 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Health risk assessment. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Health behavior. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Health promotion. en_US
dc.subject.other Land's End, Inc. (Dodgeville, Wis.) -- Employees -- Health and hygiene. en_US
dc.title A prioritization of assessed behavioral health risks of the employees of Land's End, Incorporated en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.S.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/865957 en_US


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