Cardiovascular risks and physical activity in middle-aged and elderly African American women.

@article{Crane2007CardiovascularRA,
  title={Cardiovascular risks and physical activity in middle-aged and elderly African American women.},
  author={Patricia Barton Crane and Debra C Wallace},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular nursing},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={297-303}
}
Cardiovascular disease rates are higher in African American women and they have more cardiovascular risk factors than other groups. Although one of the most important cardiovascular risk reduction behaviors is physical activity, few studies have focused on African American women's cardiovascular risk and physical activity. Therefore, the aims of this descriptive pilot study were to describe modifiable cardiovascular risks and to explore physical activity, as measured by pedometer steps, in… CONTINUE READING

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