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Will Patients Who Receive Preventive Classes Have an Increased Awareness of Their Cardiovascular Health

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[Technical Report, Briefing Charts]

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59th Medical Wing

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This quantitative study explored if patients who received preventive classes would have an increased awareness of their cardiovascular health. The objective of this study was to reduce the incidence and severity of cardiovascular disease CVD thereby reducing the incidence of premature disability and morbidity by offering classes to patients a total of four classes. There were 29 participants who completed all four classes along with pre and post-test. Overall percentage of retention rate was 73. Participants felt more capable being able to care for their illness rating the highest score after the classes at a p.03. There was no significant difference in the participant behavior in physical activity before at 3.32 sd 2.495, and after the prevention classes 3.64 sd 2.3.

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  • Medicine and Medical Research

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[A, Approved For Public Release]