Impact of Social Support and Stress on Blood Pressure Among West African Immigrants
Repository Posting Date2017-07-26T19:58:07Z
Author DetailsRuth-Alma N. Turkson-Ocran, MPH, MSN - School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD - School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; Ozioma A. Amadi, BSc - Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNu Beta
Other Title(s)Health Practices for Immigrants
Level of EvidenceN/A
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.