Sick Populations and Sick Subpopulations: Reducing Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease Between Blacks and Whites in the United States.

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Circulation, ISSN: 1524-4539, Vol: 134, Issue: 6, Page: 472-85

Publication Year:
2016
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PMID:
27324491
DOI:
10.1161/circulationaha.115.018102
PMCID:
PMC5001154
Author(s):
Lu, Yuan; Ezzati, Majid; Rimm, Eric B; Hajifathalian, Kaveh; Ueda, Peter; Danaei, Goodarz
Publisher(s):
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health)
Tags:
Medicine
article description
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) death rates are much higher in blacks than whites in the United States. It is unclear how CVD risk and events are distributed among blacks versus whites and how interventions reduce racial disparities.