Can stories influence African-American patients' intentions to change hypertension management behaviors? A randomized control trial.

@article{Bokhour2016CanSI,
  title={Can stories influence African-American patients' intentions to change hypertension management behaviors? A randomized control trial.},
  author={Barbara G Bokhour and Gemmae M Fix and Howard S. Gordon and Judith A. Long and Kathryn Delaughter and Michelle B. Orner and Charlene A. Pope and Thomas K. Houston},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2016},
  volume={99 9},
  pages={1482-8}
}
OBJECTIVES Information-only interventions for hypertension management have limited effectiveness, particularly among disadvantaged populations. We assessed the impact of viewing African-American patients' stories of successfully controlling hypertension on intention to change hypertension management behaviors and engagement with educational materials… CONTINUE READING