Specific coping strategies of Africans during urbanization: comparing cardiovascular responses and perception of health data.

@article{Malan2006SpecificCS,
  title={Specific coping strategies of Africans during urbanization: comparing cardiovascular responses and perception of health data.},
  author={Leon{\'e} Malan and Aletta Elisabeth Schutte and Nicolaas Theodor Malan and Maria Philipina Wissing and Hester Hendrina Vorster and Hendrik Stefanus Steyn and Johannes Marthinus van Rooyen and Hugo Willem Huisman},
  journal={Biological psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={72 3},
  pages={305-10}
}
Specific coping mechanisms of Africans during urbanization were compared to and correlated with cardiovascular responses and perception of health data. Subjects included men (N=286) and women (N=360). The COPE questionnaire classified subjects as active (AC) or passive (PC) copers and the General Health Questionnaire measured subjective perception of health. The Finapres recorded blood pressure continuously before and during application of a handgrip test. Analyses adjusting for age, body mass… CONTINUE READING

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