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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/622895
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
Presentation
Level of Evidence:
N/A
Research Approach:
N/A
Title:
The Health Status of Zimbabwe Born Immigrants to the US
Other Titles:
Cardiovascular Health in At-Risk Populations
Author(s):
Gona, Clara M.; Lupafya, Tendai; Zhou, Natsai L.; Gona, Philimon
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Theta-at-Large
Author Details:
Clara M. Gona, PhD, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Charleston Navyyard, Massachusetts, USA; Tendai Lupafya, MSN, Spine Dept, University of Massachusetts Memorial Hosp, Worceser, Massachusetts, USA; Natsai L. Zhou, PhD, FNP San Carlos Apache Reservation, Peridot, Arizona, USA; Philimon Gona, PhD, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Abstract:

We conducted a health needs assessment survey of the Zimbabwe born immigrants in the North East US. Despite high levels of healthcare utilization, participants had high obesity and hypertension rates, depression risk and low HIV risk perception.

Keywords:
Cardiovascular Risk; Healthcare Utilization; Zimbabwean Immigrants
Repository Posting Date:
29-Sep-2017
Date of Publication:
29-Sep-2017
Other Identifiers:
CONV17J05
Conference Date:
2017
Conference Name:
44th Biennial Convention
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Description:
44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.

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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.titleThe Health Status of Zimbabwe Born Immigrants to the USen_US
dc.title.alternativeCardiovascular Health in At-Risk Populationsen
dc.contributor.authorGona, Clara M.en
dc.contributor.authorLupafya, Tendaien
dc.contributor.authorZhou, Natsai L.en
dc.contributor.authorGona, Philimonen
dc.contributor.departmentTheta-at-Largeen
dc.author.detailsClara M. Gona, PhD, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Charleston Navyyard, Massachusetts, USA; Tendai Lupafya, MSN, Spine Dept, University of Massachusetts Memorial Hosp, Worceser, Massachusetts, USA; Natsai L. Zhou, PhD, FNP San Carlos Apache Reservation, Peridot, Arizona, USA; Philimon Gona, PhD, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USAen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/622895-
dc.description.abstract<p><span>We conducted a health needs assessment survey of the Zimbabwe born immigrants in the North East US. Despite high levels of healthcare utilization, participants had high obesity and hypertension rates, depression risk and low HIV risk perception.</span></p>en
dc.subjectCardiovascular Risken
dc.subjectHealthcare Utilizationen
dc.subjectZimbabwean Immigrantsen
dc.date.available2017-09-29T17:21:32Z-
dc.date.issued2017-09-29-
dc.date.accessioned2017-09-29T17:21:32Z-
dc.conference.date2017en
dc.conference.name44th Biennial Conventionen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationIndianapolis, Indiana, USAen
dc.description44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.en
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