Factors Associated With Interest in Worksite Health-Related Discussions/Events Among Employed Adults With Chronic Conditions

    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid

Abstract

Objective:

Worksite health promotion interventions have the potential to reach half of Americans nationally, but low participation rates hinder optimal intervention effectiveness. This study examines factors associated with employee interest in worksite health-related discussions/events.

Method:

We analyzed cross-sectional survey data from a representative sample of employed adults in California with one or more chronic conditions. An ordinal regression model was developed.

Results:

Employees who reported more interest in worksite health-related discussions/events had higher coworkers support, perceived greater value from learning health-related knowledge and getting practical tips from others, and reported higher interest in health discussions/events held in community settings.

Conclusion:

Efforts are needed to enhance the culture of worksite health and encourage communication and support among workers. Practitioners should consider connecting different settings to enhance reach and accessibility, and applying multiple delivery strategies to increase employee interest and engagement.

Related Topics

    loading  Loading Related Articles