Hypertension education and screening in African American churches.


A major disparity among African Americans is undiagnosed and uncontrolled hypertension. This exploratory study examined hypertension education and screening activities of 45 African American churches. A cross-sectional telephone survey was used to interview church representatives with knowledge of their church's health activities. Most churches (87… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/07370016.2013.750197


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@article{Aycock2013HypertensionEA, title={Hypertension education and screening in African American churches.}, author={Dawn M Aycock and Kenya D Kirkendoll and Paula M Gordon}, journal={Journal of community health nursing}, year={2013}, volume={30 1}, pages={16-27} }