Personal financial incentives for changing habitual health-related behaviors: A systematic review and meta-analysis
OPEN Preventive medicine | 7 Apr 2015
E Mantzari, F Vogt, I Shemilt, Y Wei, JP Higgins and TM Marteau
Uncertainty remains about whether personal financial incentives could achieve sustained changes in health-related behaviors that would reduce the fast-growing global non-communicable disease burden. This review aims to estimate whether: i. financial incentives achieve sustained changes in smoking, eating, alcohol consumption and physical activity; ii. effectiveness is modified by (a) the target behavior, (b) incentive value and attainment certainty, © recipients' deprivation level.
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