The Health Status of Zimbabwe Born Immigrants to the US
Repository Posting Date2017-09-29T17:21:32Z
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, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationTheta-at-Large
Other Title(s)Cardiovascular Health in At-Risk Populations
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.