Effective heart disease prevention: lessons from a qualitative study of user perspectives in Bangladeshi, Indian and Pakistani communities.

@article{Netto2007EffectiveHD,
  title={Effective heart disease prevention: lessons from a qualitative study of user perspectives in Bangladeshi, Indian and Pakistani communities.},
  author={Gina Netto and Lucy B McCloughan and Aarushi Bhatnagar},
  journal={Public health},
  year={2007},
  volume={121 3},
  pages={177-86}
}
OBJECTIVES Coronary heart disease (CHD) has a high mortality, incidence and prevalence among Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities in the UK, indicating the need for effective heart disease prevention initiatives for these communities. This paper considers how service user perspectives can be used to develop effective, culturally focused CHD prevention interventions for these target groups by addressing identified barriers, including deeply held cultural beliefs. STUDY DESIGN A… CONTINUE READING

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