Determinants for acceptance of preventive treatment against heart disease – a web-based population survey

@inproceedings{Bo2014DeterminantsFA,
  title={Determinants for acceptance of preventive treatment against heart disease – a web-based population survey},
  author={Nielsen Jesper Bo and Jarb\ol Dorte Ejg and Gyrd-Hansen Dorte and Barfoed Benedicte Marie Lind and Larsen Pia Veldt},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Patients' perception of risk and their lifestyle choices are of major importance in the treatment of common chronic diseases. This study reveals determinants for and knowledge about why people accept or reject preventive medical interventions against heart disease. METHODS A representative sample of 40-60-year-old Danish inhabitants was invited to participate in a web-based survey. The respondents were presented with a hypothetical scenario and asked to imagine that they were at an… CONTINUE READING
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