Improved blood pressure control among school bus drivers with hypertension.

  title={Improved blood pressure control among school bus drivers with hypertension.},
  author={Joseph J. Doyle and Tina Severance-Fonte and Elizabeth Morandi-Matricaria and J. A. Cima andW. R. Wogen and Feride H Frech-Tamas},
  journal={Population health management},
  volume={13 2},
The impact of a hypertension awareness and educational program, BP DownShift, was evaluated among school bus drivers in a southern US state. At baseline (August 2007), blood pressure (BP) measurements, self-reported demographics, and hypertension awareness and management practices were collected from drivers who consented to participate in the study. Interventions included 4 educational mailings, installation of BP machines at all bus terminals, and access to free dietitian consultations and… CONTINUE READING


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