Research Citations: The Business Case for Helping Employees Quit Smoking
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- "The Dollars (and Sense) Benefits of Having a Smoke-free Workplace," Michigan Department of Community Health, 2000.
- "Reducing Tobacco Use," a report from the U.S. Surgeon General. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, "Clean Indoor Air Regulations Fact Sheet." National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. April 11, 2001.
- Halpern, M.T.; Shikiar, R.; Rentz, A.M.; Khan, Z.M., "Impact of smoking status on workplace absenteeism and productivity," Tobacco Control 10(3): 233-238, September 2001.
- Centers for Disease Control (CDC). "Annual Smoking Attributable Mortality, Years of Potential Life Lost, and Economic Costs-United States, 1995-1999." Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. JAMA, (287)18:2335-2356, 8 May 2002.
- Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services. "Burden of Tobacco in Wisconsin," Feb. 2002.
- CDC, Smoking Attributable Morbidity, Mortality and Economic Costs (SAMMEC): Adult SAMMEC software. Calculation performed on January 24, 2002. Mortality data from 2000 Wisconsin death certificates, Wisconsin Dept. of Health, Division of Health Care Financing, Bureau of Health Information.
- "The Cost of Smoking to Business," American Cancer Society, April 13, 2000.
- "The Business Case for Coverage of Tobacco Cessation," an actuarial analysis, Leif associates, Inc., on behalf of the Colorado Clinical Guidelines Collaborative.
- UW-CTRI Report: Coverage of Tobacco Cessation Treatments, 2004, survey research.
- Kristein MM, "How Much Can Business Expect to Profit from Smoking Cessation?," Prev Med., 1983, March 12, (2):358-81.
- Musich S, Napier D, Edington DW, "The Association of Health Risks with Workers' Compensation Costs," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2001 Jun; 43(6):534-41.
- UW-CTRI, "How Smokers Quit," 2003 Wisconsin Tobacco Survey, Nov. 2004.
- U.S. Fire Administration website, 2005.
- "The Health Consequences of Smoking," U.S. Surgeon General Report, CDC, 2004.
- "Coverage for Tobacco Use Cessation Treatments," CDC.
- Mokdad AH, Marks JS, Stroup DF, Gerberding JL, Actual Causes of Death in the United States, 2000, JAMA, 2004 March 10; 291 (10):1238-45.
- Fishman PA, Khan ZM, Thompson EE, Curry SJ, Health Care Costs Among Smokers, Former Smokers, and Never Smokers in an HMO, Health Serv. Res. 2003 April; 38(2):733-49.