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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2007

Worksite: Assessment of Health Risks with Feedback (AHRF) to Change Employees' Health – AHRF Plus Health Education With or Without Other Interventions

Description of Resource: 
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends the use of assessments of health risks with feedback when combined with health education programs, with or without additional interventions, to improve 1 or more health behaviors or conditions in populations of workers. Additionally, the Task Force recommends the use of assessments of health risks with feedback when combined with health education programs to improve the following outcomes among participants: tobacco use, excessive alcohol use, safety belt use, dietary fat intake, blood pressure, cholesterol, number of days lost from work due to illness or disability, health care services use, and summary health risk estimates.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
Community Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Non-Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Educational and Community-Based Programs
Substance Abuse
Tobacco Use
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Citation: 
The Community Guide [Internet]. Worksite: Assessment of Health Risks with Feedback (AHRF) to Change Employees’ Health – AHRF Plus Health Education With or Without Other Interventions. c2007– [cited 2017 Feb 16]. Available from: https://www.thecommunityguide.org/content/worksite-assessment-health-risks-feedback-ahrf-change-employees-health-ahrf-plus-health