Stress-related influences on blood pressure in African American women.

Abstract

The relationship of blood pressure status to three stress-related variables, anger, coping resources, and strain, was evaluated in 90 African American women. The majority of the participants (57%) were normotensive, 32% of the participants reported current use of hypertensive medication, and an additional 16% had a mean blood pressure greater than 140/90… (More)

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@article{Webb2002StressrelatedIO, title={Stress-related influences on blood pressure in African American women.}, author={Mary Webb and Jason Beckstead}, journal={Research in nursing & health}, year={2002}, volume={25 5}, pages={383-93} }