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Knowledge of Stroke Risk Factors and Warning Signs Among Adults in Slavonski Brod Region


Vuletić, Vladimira; Bosnar-Puretić, Marijana; Lovrenčić-Huzjan, Arijana; Demarin, Vida
Knowledge of Stroke Risk Factors and Warning Signs Among Adults in Slavonski Brod Region // Acta Clinica Croatica, 45 (2006), 1; 25-29 (međunarodna recenzija, članak, znanstveni)


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Naslov
Knowledge of Stroke Risk Factors and Warning Signs Among Adults in Slavonski Brod Region

Autori
Vuletić, Vladimira ; Bosnar-Puretić, Marijana ; Lovrenčić-Huzjan, Arijana ; Demarin, Vida

Izvornik
Acta Clinica Croatica (0353-9466) 45 (2006), 1; 25-29

Vrsta, podvrsta i kategorija rada
Radovi u časopisima, članak, znanstveni

Ključne riječi
Cerebrovascular accident - prevention; Health education; Data collection; Risk factors; Croatia

Sažetak
The increased incidence of stroke in Croatia is presumed to be the consequence of low awareness in the general population. Therefore, assessment of the general knowledge of stroke risk factors and warning signs was performed. A randomized sample of symptom-free subjects were administered a multiple-choice queseionnaire to assess the knowledge of stroke risk factors, warning signs, planned response and source of information. Statistical analysis was performed by the SigmaStat (Vcrsion 2.0) software. All study subjects filled out the complete questionnaire. Between the correct and incorrect answers offered, 42% of subjects identified more than four correct stroke warning signs, mostly speech problems (72.5%) ; and 41.1% identified more than seven correct stroke risk factors, mostly hypertension (73.5%). Television was the most common source of information identified (73.1%). Study results pointcd to inadequate: public awareness of stroke risk factors and warning signs, which could be improved through mass media campaigns.

Izvorni jezik
Engleski

Znanstvena područja
Kliničke medicinske znanosti



POVEZANOST RADA


Projekti:
0134015

Ustanove:
KBC "Sestre Milosrdnice"


Citiraj ovu publikaciju:

Vuletić, Vladimira; Bosnar-Puretić, Marijana; Lovrenčić-Huzjan, Arijana; Demarin, Vida
Knowledge of Stroke Risk Factors and Warning Signs Among Adults in Slavonski Brod Region // Acta Clinica Croatica, 45 (2006), 1; 25-29 (međunarodna recenzija, članak, znanstveni)
Vuletić, V., Bosnar-Puretić, M., Lovrenčić-Huzjan, A. & Demarin, V. (2006) Knowledge of Stroke Risk Factors and Warning Signs Among Adults in Slavonski Brod Region. Acta Clinica Croatica, 45 (1), 25-29.
@article{article, year = {2006}, pages = {25-29}, keywords = {Cerebrovascular accident - prevention, Health education, Data collection, Risk factors, Croatia}, journal = {Acta Clinica Croatica}, volume = {45}, number = {1}, issn = {0353-9466}, title = {Knowledge of Stroke Risk Factors and Warning Signs Among Adults in Slavonski Brod Region}, keyword = {Cerebrovascular accident - prevention, Health education, Data collection, Risk factors, Croatia} }
@article{article, year = {2006}, pages = {25-29}, keywords = {Cerebrovascular accident - prevention, Health education, Data collection, Risk factors, Croatia}, journal = {Acta Clinica Croatica}, volume = {45}, number = {1}, issn = {0353-9466}, title = {Knowledge of Stroke Risk Factors and Warning Signs Among Adults in Slavonski Brod Region}, keyword = {Cerebrovascular accident - prevention, Health education, Data collection, Risk factors, Croatia} }

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