Volume 11 — May 01, 2014
The Effect of the Missouri WISEWOMAN Program on Control of Hypertension, Hypercholesterolemia, and Elevated Blood Glucose Among Low-Income Women
Enrollment: 45,195 Missouri women enrolled in the Show Me Healthy Women (SMHW) Program from June 2005 through June 2012. Of these women, 45,080 received screening only services and were eligible to enroll in the Missouri WISEWOMAN (WW) program; 10,985 women enrolled; 1,831 met study eligibility of an initial visit and follow-up visit 11 to 18 months later. Initial Visit: The Missouri WW evaluation study sample included 1,130 women with at least 1 elevated metabolic measure: 515 with high blood pressure, 886 with high total cholesterol, and 36 with high blood glucose. Follow-up Visit: 212 women gained blood pressure control, 219 gained total cholesterol control, and 18 gained blood glucose control.
Figure. Flow diagram of the enrollment and evaluation process of the Missouri WISEWOMAN Program, June 2005 through June 2012. Abbreviations: SMHW, Show Me Healthy Women; WW, WISEWOMAN; BP, blood pressure; TC, total cholesterol; BG, blood glucose. a The number of women that received SMHW screening and/or diagnostic services. b The number of women that received SMHW screening only services and eligible for WISEWOMAN (WW) program services.
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