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A qualitative study of the perceptions of coronary heart disease among Hong Kong Chinese people

Chan, Choi Wan; Lopez, Violeta; Chung, Joanne W Y


Aims and objectives. The aim of this study was to investigate the perceptions of coronary heart disease among a sample of Hong Kong Chinese people. Background. Coronary heart disease is increasing among Chinese populations. Reducing coronary heart disease risk is highly dependant on a person's evaluation of the risks and lifestyle behaviour. However, Chinese perceptions of coronary heart disease and the risks have been underexplored. Design. A qualitative study was conducted using focus group...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Clinical Nursing
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2010.03526.x


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