Miheret Getachew

Graduate Trainee, George Washington University

1 active project

Hypertension

The specific scientific question I want to study is "What are the associations between income level, access to healthcare, and lifestyle on rates of hypertension among African Americans" This question is important because the rate of hypertension is higher in…

Scientific Questions Being Studied

The specific scientific question I want to study is "What are the associations between income level, access to healthcare, and lifestyle on rates of hypertension among African Americans" This question is important because the rate of hypertension is higher in African Americans than in other races/ethnicities. I plan to investigate the relationship between income level, access to healthcare, and lifestyle and the increased rate of hypertension within the community.

Project Purpose(s)

  • Educational

Scientific Approaches

I plan on using a quantitative method for my research, and I will use datasets available through All of Us.

Anticipated Findings

I anticipate studying and finding a possible association between income level, access to healthcare, lifestyle, and the increased rate of hypertension within the community to develop a way to develop ways to mitigate the issues.

Demographic Categories of Interest

  • Race / Ethnicity
  • Access to Care
  • Income Level

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