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Cardiovascular Risk in the Filipino Community: Formative Research from Dale City and San Francisco, California

This report presents focus group findings from interviews conducted in the Filipino communities of Daly City and San Francisco, California. The NHLBI worked in partnership with the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum and West Bay Pilipino Multi-Service Center to learn about the state of cardiovascular health knowledge and health behaviors of Filipinos. Other information presented in this report include strategies for developing culturally appropriate heart disease prevention programs as well as language-appropriate community health assessment tools.

Item No.: 56-114N
Availability: PDF (1.43MB) (Information about file types)
Format: NHLBI produced publications : Black + White
Page Count: 86 pages
Subject: Community Education and Outreach
Audience: Health Professionals
Language: English
Size: 8.5 in. X 11 in.
Date of Publication: 2003

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