Community education for stroke awareness: An efficacy study.

@article{Stern1999CommunityEF,
  title={Community education for stroke awareness: An efficacy study.},
  author={Erica B Stern and Marius Berman and Julie Jepsen Thomas and Ann C Klassen},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1999},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={720-3}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE This study examined the effectiveness of a slide/audio community education program aimed at increasing knowledge of stroke risk factors, stroke warning signs, and action needed when stroke warning signs occur. The program targets audiences at higher risk for stroke, especially individuals who are black or >50 years of age. METHODS Subjects were 657 adults living in the community or in senior independent-living settings. The study examined the effectiveness of the… CONTINUE READING
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