Cardiovascular Risk in the Filipino Community

publication cover Cardiovascular Risk in the Filipino Community


This report presents focus group findings from interviews conducted in the Filipino communities of Daly City and San Francisco, California. The NHLBI worked in partnership with the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum and West Bay Pilipino Multi-Service Center to learn about the state of cardiovascular health knowledge and health behaviors of Filipinos. Other information presented in this report include strategies for developing culturally appropriate heart disease prevention programs as well as language-appropriate community health assessment tools.

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Health Professionals
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Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders

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