Heart Disease Education and Prevention Program Targeting Immigrant Latinos: Using Focus Group Responses to Develop Effective Interventions

@article{Moreno1997HeartDE,
  title={Heart Disease Education and Prevention Program Targeting Immigrant Latinos: Using Focus Group Responses to Develop Effective Interventions},
  author={Carmen Junceda Moreno and Matilde Alvarado and Hector Guillermo Balc{\'a}zar and Claire L Lane and Eileen P Newman and G. D{\'e}vila Ort{\'i}z and Maxine Forrest},
  journal={Journal of Community Health},
  year={1997},
  volume={22},
  pages={435-450}
}
Although research has provided considerable knowledge concerning the positive effects of behavioral change on morbidity and mortality from heart disease and related risk factors, some segments of the population have not benefited equitably from this information. In April 1995, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) conducted seven focus groups to determine knowledge and attitudes about heart disease and associated risk factors, identify media usage and preferences, and assess… CONTINUE READING

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