RACIAL DISPARITIES IN HYPERTENSION AWARENESS AND MANAGEMENT: ARE THERE DIFFERENCES AMONG AFRICAN AMERICANS AND WHITES LIVING UNDER SIMILAR SOCIAL CONDITIONS?

Ishib: 6/17/14

Objective: To examine the nature of dispar- ities in hypertension awareness, treatment, and control within a sample of Whites and African Americans living in the same social context and with access to the same health care environment.

Design: Cross-sectional study

Setting: Southwest Baltimore, Maryland

Participants: 949 hypertensive African Amer- ican and White adults in the Exploring Health Disparities in Integrated Communities-South- west Baltimore (EHDIC-SWB) Study.  Read more