American Heart Association and American Stroke Association national survey of stroke risk awareness among women.

@article{Ferris2005AmericanHA,
  title={American Heart Association and American Stroke Association national survey of stroke risk awareness among women.},
  author={Anjanette D Ferris and Rose Marie Robertson and Rosalind Fabunmi and Lori J Mosca},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2005},
  volume={111 10},
  pages={1321-6}
}
BACKGROUND Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and a major cause of morbidity in women. Awareness of risk may be an important first step in stroke prevention. The purpose of this study was to assess knowledge and awareness about stroke in a nationally representative sample of women. METHODS AND RESULTS An American Heart Association-sponsored telephone survey using random-digit dialing was conducted in June and July of 2003. Respondents were 1024 women > or =25… CONTINUE READING

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