Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 23rd, 2006
"Women are underrepresented in cardiac rehabilitation (CR). Few reports describe outcomes and explore factors that may be barriers to CR participation among women," researchers writing in the American Heart Journal reported.
B.K. Sanderson and V. Bittner wrote, "The purposes of this study were to (1) compare baseline characteristics between women who completed and did not complete CR, (2) identify factors associated with women completing CR, and (3) describe outcomes among completers. Study sample included women (n=228) with coronary heart disease enrolled in CR at...
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