Cardiovascular Risk Factors in US Adults by Race, Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status

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What The Study Did: In this survey study that estimated U.S. trends in cardiovascular risk factors from 1999 through 2018, differences in cardiovascular risk factors persisted between
Black and white participants and the difference may have been moderated by social determinants of health.

Authors: Jiang He, M.D., Ph.D., of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jama.2021.15187)

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