Community coverage in a rural, church-based, hypertension screening program in Edgecombe County, North Carolina


Journal Article

In a rural, church-based hypertension program in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, screening of the congregations was complemented by a community outreach component targeted at 18-60 year old males, a group at higher risk for untreated hypertension. Compared with its estimated frequency in the community, untreated hypertension was as common in the church congregations and somewhat less prevalent than expected among outreach screenees.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Strogatz, DS; James, SA; Elliott, D; Ramsey, D; Cutchin, LM; Ibrahim, MA

Published Date

  • January 1, 1985

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 75 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 401 - 402

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0090-0036

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2105/AJPH.75.4.401

Citation Source

  • Scopus