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New Survey Shows African-Americans Are Concerned With Heart Health but Unaware of Link to Brain Health
Date:2/12/2008

d risk for stroke. For information visit http://www.strokeassociation.org/power or call 1-888-4STROKE.

About the Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's. For more information, visit http://www.alz.org.

About the American Stroke Association

The goal of the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, is to reduce disability and death from stroke through research, education and advocacy. In its 2006-07 fiscal year, the association invested more than $152 million to fight stroke. To learn more, call 1-888-4STROKE or visit strokeassociation.org

The Alzheimer's Association and American Heart Association Survey

The Alzheimer's Association and the American Heart Association poll, conducted by Richard Day Research, Inc. The nationwide survey was conducted online with a random sample of 1,210 African-Americans and 1,004 non-African-American adults, weighted to represent the full U.S. population of African Americans in terms of gender, age, and household income, and the full U.S. population of non-African Americans in terms of gender, age, household income, race, and ethnicity. The maximum margin of error for a random sample of this size among both African Americans and non-African Americans is +/- 3%.


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