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Individual- Versus Group-Based Financial Incentives for Weight Loss

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Kullgren, J.T., et al

Subject Keywords: Financial incentive, Weight loss, Obese employees, Obesity
Set: Chronic Conditions
Obesity
Type: Article
Region: International (other)
Description:

Data on the effectiveness of employer-sponsored financial incentives for employee weight loss are limited.
24 weeks of monthly weigh-ins (control group; n = 35); individual incentive, designed as $100 per person per month for meeting or exceeding weight-loss goals (n = 35); and group incentive, designed as $500 per month split among participants within groups of 5 who met or exceeded weight-loss goals (n = 35).

Date:

02/04/2013

Rights: © The Authors
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Kullgren, J.T., et al. (2013) Individual- Versus Group-Based Financial Incentives for Weight Loss [Online]. Available from: http://www.thehealthwell.info/node/469363 [Accessed: 20th February 2017].

  

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