The Relationship Between Modifiable Health Risks and Health Care Expenditures: An Analysis of the Multi-Employer HERO Health Risk and Cost Database

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The research estimates the impact of ten modifiable health risk behaviors and measures their impact on health care expenditures, controlling for other measured risk and demographic factors.

The study, “The Relationship Between Modifiable Health Risks and Health Care Expenditures: An Analysis of the Multi-Employer HERO Health Risk and Cost Database,” was published in the October 1998 Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM) and is available on the JOEM website.

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