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The role of religion in relation to blood pressure control among a southern california thai population with hypertension.
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PMID:  20232251     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
This qualitative research investigates the role religion plays in relation to blood pressure control among a Southern California Thai population with hypertension. A total of 15 Thai individuals between the ages of 45-95 were interviewed. All participants indicated that stress plays a significant role in determining their ability to manage hypertension. Of the 15 participants, 14 acknowledged that religion plays an important role by helping them manage their stress level and offering them beneficial instruction about health practices such as diet and exercise.
Supaporn Naewbood; Siroj Sorajjakool; Somporn Kantharadussadee Triamchaisri
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of religion and health     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1573-6571     ISO Abbreviation:  J Relig Health     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985199R     Medline TA:  J Relig Health     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  187-97     Citation Subset:  IM    
Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand,
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