Go Red for Women cardiovascular health-screening evaluation: the dichotomy between awareness and perception of cardiovascular risk in the community.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Cardiovascular (CV) disease is the leading cause of death in U.S. women. Although women are becoming more aware of CV disease, there remains a dichotomy between awareness and perceived risk. We sought to characterize this dichotomy in women attracted to a CV health-screening event, in order to improve strategies to reduce CV risk. METHODS… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/jwh.2012.3744

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