The purpose of this study is to test the efficacy of the Stroke Counseling for Risk Reduction (SCORRE) intervention in increasing accuracy of perceived stroke risk and promoting lifestyle behavior change to reduce stroke risk in young adult African Americans.
- SCORRE Behavioral
Intervention Desc: 3 components based on the Health Belief Model ARM 1: Kind: Experimental Label: SCORRE group Description: Stroke risk factor brochure, stroke champions video, counseling on accuracy of perceived stroke risk and strategies to reduce stroke risk, weekly motivational health behavior tips (for physical activity, diet, or smoking cessation) text messages for 8 weeks.
- Attention-Control Activity Behavioral
Intervention Desc: sexual health education ARM 1: Kind: Experimental Label: Attention Control Group Description: Sexual health education brochure and Safe in the City video, weekly sexual health tips text messages for 8 weeks.
|Type||Measure||Time Frame||Safety Issue|
|Primary||Accuracy of perceived stroke risk||immediately post-intervention|
|Primary||Targeted health behaviors||8 weeks|