Community awareness of stroke in Accra, Ghana

  title={Community awareness of stroke in Accra, Ghana},
  author={Eric S Donkor and Mayowa O Owolabi and Patrick Owiredu Bampoh and Thor Aspelund and Vilmundur Gudnason},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
BACKGROUND Community awareness of stroke, especially the risk factors and warning signs is important in the control of the disease. In sub-Saharan Africa, little is known about community awareness of stroke though the brunt of stroke is currently borne in this region. The aim of the study was to evaluate stroke awareness in Accra (capital city of Ghana) particularly, the risk factors and warning signs. METHODS This was a cross-sectional study involving systematic sampling of 63 households in… CONTINUE READING
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