International Journal of Research in Nursing

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors among Adult Australian-Lebanese in Melbourne

Lina Shahwan-Akl

DOI : 10.3844/ijrnsp.2010.1.7

International Journal of Research in Nursing

Volume 1, Issue 1

Pages 1-7


This study reported on a descriptive exploratory study of the prevalence of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) risk factors among adult Australian-Lebanese migrants living in Melbourne. This study fills a gap in extant research regarding CVD risk factors within this ethnic community in Melbourne. Problem statement: Australia


© 2010 Lina Shahwan-Akl. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.