Association of controlled and uncontrolled hypertension with workplace productivity

V. Unmuessig, P.A. Fishman, H.J.M. Vrijhoef, A.M.J. Elissen, D.C. Grossman

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Abstract

The authors estimated the lost productive time (LPT) due to absenteeism and presenteeism among employees at the Group Health Cooperative with controlled and uncontrolled hypertension compared with normotensive patients. The patients responded to a survey inquiring about health behaviors with links to their medical record to identify diagnoses, blood pressure measurement, and prescription drug dispenses. Individuals with controlled hypertension were more likely to report any LPT relative to individuals with uncontrolled hypertension (40.6% vs 32.6%, P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)217–222
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Clinical Hypertension
Volume18
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2016

Keywords

  • UNITED-STATES
  • INSURANCE DESIGN
  • BLOOD-PRESSURE
  • US EMPLOYERS
  • HEALTH
  • CARE
  • PREVALENCE
  • EXPENDITURES
  • AWARENESS
  • WORKERS

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