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Family & Consumer Sciences Healthy People | Healthy Relationships | Healthy Finances Inspiring People

Family & Consumer Sciences Healthy People | Healthy Relationships | Healthy Finances Inspiring People to Adopt Behaviors that Benefit the Community and Reduce Social Costs OSU Extension Family & Consumer Sciences provides educational programs that promote public benefits and minimize public costs. Program Participants… Healthy Weight Management Programs: Benefits and Cost Reductions 1 Financial Programming: Benefits and Cost Reductions 5 Ø Obesity cost $147 billion in 2008. Ø In 2010, there were 68, 862 non-business bankruptcy filings in Ohio (compared to 34, 466 in 2006). Ø Overweight people can reduce their lifetime medical costs by $2, 200 to $5, 300 just by losing 10% of their body weight and keeping it off. Ø People who exercise regularly spend about $330 less a year on medical costs than those who don’t exercise regularly. change their knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors in specific ways… that lead to specific outcomes… that directly benefit the participant s § If all inactive American adults became physically active, the potential savings could amount to $76. 6 billion. § If just 10% of adults began a regular walking program, the nation could save $5. 6 billion in heart disease costs alone. Ø On average, people who are considered obese pay $1, 429 (42 percent) more in health care costs than normal-weight individuals. Ø Inactivity costs up to $1, 125 person, per year. that generate public value We help Ohioans: Ø Reduce health-care costs to prevent illness. Ø Reduce the risk for chronic disease and obesity through improved diet and increased physical activity. Ø Improve food handling to avoid cross-contamination, increase personal hygiene, cook foods adequately, and keep foods at safe temperatures. Ø Establish financial goals to guide financial decisions and develop solid plans for achieving financial security. Ø Improve childcare by training early care and education professionals. Ø Develop more effective parenting, guidance, and discipline techniques to allow their children to develop positively. Ø Learn principles of Universal Design and home modification to enable older adults to stay in their homes longer. § Physically active people require fewer hospital stays and physician visits and use less medication than physically inactive people. Ø Poor meal planning and poor nutrition underlie many employment issues (e. g. , safety, productivity, worker health) and cost companies up to 20% in lost productivity 2. Dining With Diabetes: Benefits and Cost Reductions 3 Ø Household debt is at a record high and poses a significant risk to the financial health of American households. Parenting Programs: Benefits and Cost Reductions Ø Child abuse and neglect cost $103. 8 billion per year 6, 7. That’s $258 million a day or $1, 461. 66 for every U. S. family. § 34, 084 (or 13%) Ohio children were the victims of child abuse and neglect in Ohio in 2009. Ø Every $1 spent on poison prevention saves $7 in health care expenses 8. Ø Every child born to a teen mom cost Ohio $392 million 9 in 2008. § Between 1991 and 2008, there were 336, 802 babies born to teen moms that cost Ohio, $9. 1 billion. Universal Design: Benefits and Cost Reductions Ø Fall injuries for people age 65+ cost $19 billion each year 10. § The average health care cost person for a fall injury is $19, 440. Ø Diabetes and its complications cost $218 billion in 2007. Ø People with diagnosed diabetes, on average, have medical expenditures that are ∼ 2. 3 times higher than those without diabetes. Ø Every $1 spent on diabetes management and prevention saves $3 in health care costs. Serv. Safe. TM: Benefits and Cost Reductions 4 Ø Poor food handling and preparation are the main reasons for foodborne illnesses, with the estimated annual expected economic cost of foodborne illness for Ohio to be between $1. 0 and $7. 1 billion, which translates into a per-Ohio resident cost of $91 to $624. Ø CDC estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) gets sick, 128, 000 are hospitalized, and 3, 000 die of foodborne diseases. Reducing foodborne illness by 10% would keep about 5 million Americans from getting sick each year. § Every 1% reduction in food-borne illness in Ohio saves up to $5. 3 million. EMPOWERMENT THROUGH § By 2020, the yearly costs of fall injuries are expected to reach $43. 8 billion. Ø The average daily cost of living in a nursing home in Ohio in 2010 was $206 or $75, 190 a year 11. Sources 1. US Dep’t of Health & Human Services, Prevention Makes Common “Cents. ” http: //aspe. hhs. gov/health/prevention. pdf 2. United Nations International Labor Office. Food in the Workplace. www. ilo. org/public/english/region/asro/jakarta/download/36 foodatwork. pdf 3. American Diabetes Association. Direct & Indirect Costs of Diabetes in the US. http: //diabetes. org/diabetes-statistics/cost-of-diabetes-in -us. jsp 4. Scharff, R. L. , Mc. Dowell, J. , & Medeiros, L. (2009). Economic cost of foodborne illness in Ohio. Journal of Food Protection, 72(1), 128 -136. Battelle Report. OSU Extension: A generator of positive economic impacts. http: //extension. osu. edu/about/extension_report. pdf 5. American Bankruptcy Institute. Annual Business & Non-business Filings by State (2000 -2006). http: //www. abiworld. org/AM/Template. Redirect. cfm? template=/CM/Content. 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