Stroke Education Needs of African American Women


Added on  2019-09-19

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RESEARCH ARTICLE REVIEWStroke Education Needs of African American Women
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1AbstractThe stroke burden is much higher for African American women as compared to the women of various other ethnicities or races. It has been observed that the African American women can survive for a year only after the stroke of ischemic and they also have the higher disability after the stroke as compared to other women. The African American women are not aware exactly about the stroke. Further, the African American women know the connection between the stroke and hypertension, but they are not aware of the fact that irregular heartbeat and diabetes increase the risk of stroke to a great extent. During the survey, the African American women were asked about stroke, and around 16 percent of them answered it as burst or blocked the blood vessel. Furthermore, the research paper will help in understanding that how the research was conducted in order to find the answers to the research questions which are given in the next section.
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2Research QuestionThe main motive of this research was to investigate the African American women’s perspective about stroke and further investigate the information regarding their health by chasing the practices external encounters of the Medicaid. Further, there were two research questions which were being addressed in this research paper. Firstly, what are the African American women perspective about the stroke’s seriousness, causes and the consequences? Secondly, how African American women develop the information of health from the external encounters of Medicaid?
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