A review of interventions to reduce health disparities in cardiovascular disease in African Americans.

@article{Crook2009ARO,
  title={A review of interventions to reduce health disparities in cardiovascular disease in African Americans.},
  author={Errol D. Crook and Norman B. Bryan and R. L. Hanks and Michelle L Slagle and Christopher G. Morris and Mary Candice Ross and Herica M Torres and Ray C. Williams and Christina Voelkel and Sheree Walker and Martha I. Arrieta},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={204-8}
}
BACKGROUND There is a wealth of first- (type or extent) and second- (causes) generation health disparities research. Literature on health disparities interventions (third-generation research) is emerging. In this study, we compiled and qualitatively evaluated interventions to eliminate health disparities in cardiovascular disease (CVD) among African Americans. METHODS We reviewed articles published from 1996 through 2006. Inclusion criteria were focus on CVD, African American participants… CONTINUE READING

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