Don Joseph Goewey
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22% of group
health insurance costs are stress related, with annual expenditures
of nearly $400 billion.
Heart patients who
attend stress management programs have 42% lower health care costs.
Other studies have
documented 50% reduction in medical services utilization in
companies that offer stress reduction.
33% of Workers
Compensation costs is attributed to stress.
reported stress at age 23 were 2.5 times more likely to report back
pain at 33 than subjects who did report stress at age 23.
Under low stress
conditions, subjects reported no back pain and the pattern of EMG
activity indicated no spinal strain; under high stress conditions
however, subjects did complain of back pain and exhibited an
aberrant EMG pattern consistent with spinal strain.
A major survey of
333 Human Resource executives in US companies found that 12% of
absences from work are attributable to stress.
into 1 million people out of work every day in America due to
The persistent and
costly issue of absenteeism costs small companies, on average,
$60,000 per year and larger companies approximately $3,600,000 per
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