Journal article

Economic evaluation of a randomized controlled trial of an intervention to reduce office workers' sitting time: the "Stand Up Victoria" trial

Lan Gao, Anna Flego, David W Dunstan, Elisabeth AH Winkler, Genevieve N Healy, Elizabeth G Eakin, Lisa Willenberg, Neville Owen, Anthony D LaMontagne, Anita Lal, Glen H Wiesner, Nyssa T Hadgraft, Marj L Moodie

SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF WORK ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH | SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL WORK ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH | Published : 2018

Abstract

Objectives This study aimed to assess the economic credentials of a workplace-delivered intervention to reduce sitting time among desk-based workers. Methods We performed within-trial cost-efficacy analysis and long-term cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) and recruited 231 desk-based workers, aged 24-65 years, across 14 worksites of one organization. Multicomponent workplace-delivered intervention was compared to usual practice. Main outcome measures including total device-measured workplace sitting time, body mass index (BMI), self-reported health-related quality of life (Assessment of Quality of Life-8D, AQoL-8D), and absenteeism measured at 12 months. Results Compared to usual practice, th..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia


Awarded by NHMRC Career Development Fellowship


Awarded by Centre of Research Excellence


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia


Awarded by NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship


Awarded by Victorian Health Promotion Foundation


Awarded by NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence Grant on Sitting Time and Chronic Disease Prevention - Measurement, Mechanisms and Interventions


Awarded by NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Obesity Policy and Food Systems


Funding Acknowledgements

Stand up Victoria was funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia project grant (#1002706), project funding from the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation's Creating Healthy Workplaces program and, by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. Healy was supported by a NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (#1086029). Neville Owen was supported by a Centre of Research Excellence (#1057608) and a Senior Principal Research Fellowship (#1118225) from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, and by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. Elizabeth Eakin was supported by a NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship (#511001). David Dunstan was supported by an NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship (#1078360) and the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. Anthony LaMontagne was supported by Centre grant funding from the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (#15732). Elisabeth Winkler was supported by a NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence Grant on Sitting Time and Chronic Disease Prevention - Measurement, Mechanisms and Interventions (#1057608). Marj Moodie was supported by a NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Obesity Policy and Food Systems (#1041020).