Cardiovascular risk among older Hispanic women: a pilot study.

  title={Cardiovascular risk among older Hispanic women: a pilot study.},
  author={Annette Etnyre and Maureen L Rauschhuber and Irene Gilliland and Jennifer J Cook and M M Mahon and David A Allwein and Renee Sethness and Jolynn Lowry and Mary Elaine Jones},
  journal={AAOHN journal : official journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses},
  volume={54 3},
This study used a descriptive correlational design to describe the relationship between cardiovascular risk and anxiety, spirituality, acculturation, and the objective indices of cardiac risk among a sample of 21 adult Hispanic women. Objective indices of risk included weight, blood pressure, blood lipids, and glucose. Four survey instruments were used to assess anxiety, spirituality, acculturation, and perceived risk. Findings revealed that all study participants had 3 or more risk factors… CONTINUE READING