Impact of Social Support and Stress on Blood Pressure Among West African Immigrants

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/622248
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Full-text
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Text-based Document
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Presentation
Level of Evidence:
N/A
Research Approach:
N/A
Title:
Impact of Social Support and Stress on Blood Pressure Among West African Immigrants
Other Titles:
Health Practices for Immigrants
Author(s):
Turkson-Ocran, Ruth-Alma N.; Commodore-Mensah, Yvonne; Amadi, Ozioma A.
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Nu Beta
Author Details:
Ruth-Alma N. Turkson-Ocran, MPH, MSN - School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA; Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD - School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA; Ozioma A. Amadi, BSc - Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Abstract:

Cardiovascular health may be influenced by stress and social support. However, this relationship has not been examined in African immigrants to the United States. The relationship between perceived stress, social support. and mean systolic blood pressure was examined in a sample of West African immigrants living in Atlanta, Georgia.

Keywords:
African Immigrant; Blood Pressure; Stress
Repository Posting Date:
26-Jul-2017
Date of Publication:
26-Jul-2017
Other Identifiers:
INRC17S02
Conference Date:
2017
Conference Name:
28th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Location:
Dublin, Ireland
Description:
Event Theme: Influencing Global Health Through the Advancement of Nursing Scholarship

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typePresentationen
dc.evidence.levelN/Aen
dc.research.approachN/Aen
dc.titleImpact of Social Support and Stress on Blood Pressure Among West African Immigrantsen_US
dc.title.alternativeHealth Practices for Immigrantsen
dc.contributor.authorTurkson-Ocran, Ruth-Alma N.en
dc.contributor.authorCommodore-Mensah, Yvonneen
dc.contributor.authorAmadi, Ozioma A.en
dc.contributor.departmentNu Betaen
dc.author.detailsRuth-Alma N. Turkson-Ocran, MPH, MSN - School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA; Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD - School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA; Ozioma A. Amadi, BSc - Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USAen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/622248-
dc.description.abstract<p><span>Cardiovascular health may be influenced by stress and social support. However, this relationship has not been examined in African immigrants to the United States. The relationship between perceived stress, social support. and mean systolic blood pressure was examined in a sample of West African immigrants living in Atlanta, Georgia.</span></p>en
dc.subjectAfrican Immigranten
dc.subjectBlood Pressureen
dc.subjectStressen
dc.date.available2017-07-26T19:58:07Z-
dc.date.issued2017-07-26-
dc.date.accessioned2017-07-26T19:58:07Z-
dc.conference.date2017en
dc.conference.name28th International Nursing Research Congressen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau Internationalen
dc.conference.locationDublin, Irelanden
dc.descriptionEvent Theme: Influencing Global Health Through the Advancement of Nursing Scholarshipen
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