In 2022, WomenHeart conducted a study to explore the perceptions and experiences of women living with and at risk of heart disease. The purpose was to learn about:
- Gaps in women’s knowledge and understanding of heart disease risk
- Opportunities to increase awareness and education about heart disease in women
- Women’s preferences for accessing support to manage heart disease and heart disease risks.
In total, 1,365 women participated in the online survey and 14 women, among the pool of survey respondents, participated in virtual focus groups. Participants included women age 18 years or older, including persons identifying as women, living in the U.S. with heart disease or a risk condition for heart disease. The study intentionally oversampled Black or African American and Hispanic or Latina/x women, due to the burden and disproportionate impact of heart disease among those populations.
Learn more about the findings here.
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