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Goal-directed versus outcome-based financial incentives for weight loss among low-income patients with obesity: rationale and design of the Financial Incentives foR Weight Reduction (FIReWoRk) randomised controlled trial

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 10 April 2019

This study explores the rationale and design of the FIReWoRk trial that aims to assess two financial incentive strategies targeting obesity: goal directed vs outcome based, as well as comparing these strategies with a control group provided with health resources alone, but no financial incentives.

This is an open access article and can be read in free full text at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025278

Jay, M., et al. Goal-directed versus outcome-based financial incentives for weight loss among low-income patients with obesity: rationale and design of the Financial Incentives foR Weight Reduction (FIReWoRk) randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, Vol 9(4), 2019