Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Prevalence Among Bayer's Employees in São Paulo, Brazil
Introduction: As employees spent most part of their time at the worksite, it provides a venue to address multiple individual risk factors and promote health. The America Heart Association (AHA) defined cardiovascular health using as metrics smoking status, body mass index, physical activity, diet, total cholesterol, blood pressure and fasting blood glucose.
Objective: Evaluate Bayer employees' cardiovascular health according to the AHA definition and the acceptance to engage in lifestyle change programs.
Methods: By the time of the annual occupational safety periodic medical examination, employees will receive an email with information about the cardiovascular health screening, exams requisition (fasting blood glucose and total cholesterol) and a copy of the written informed consent. If the employee accepts to participate, after providing a written informed consent, he will be evaluated according to the AHA cardiovascular health metrics. Data will be collected at the occupational safety electronic health record. After medical evaluation, employees will receive a printed feedback with their cardiovascular health score and will be referred to indicated lifestyle change programs (healthy weight, smoking cessation, diabetes control, high blood pressure control, dyslipidemia control).
After 12 months we will evaluate the percentage of employees who accept to participate; prevalence of the cardiovascular risk factors and distribution according to the AHA classification in ideal, intermediate and poor; adherence to lifestyle change programs.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Descriptive Observational Study of Cardiovascular Health Risk Factors in Workers of Bayer S.A. Company in São Paulo|
- Cardiovascular health metrics on a three-point scale (poor, intermediate, ideal) [ Time Frame: 1 day ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Metrics are defined by the American Heart Association (AHA) [Lloyd-Jones and cols, 2010]
- Number of participants who are suggested to participate in a lifestyle change program and show up for at least one session [ Time Frame: Up to 4 weeks after cardiovascular examination ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||August 2013|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||August 2015|
|Primary Completion Date:||August 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Bayer Sao Paulo employees
Workers from Bayer in site Socorro who participate in the trial
Behavioral: Examination and survey
Routine medical examination as required by law and follow-up for lifestyle change program
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT02055651
|Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|Study Director:||Bayer Study Director||Bayer|