Cardiovascular disease prevalence and its relation to risk factors in Alaska Eskimos Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Inuits

abstract

  • These data show high CHD and stroke prevalence in Alaska Eskimos, despite low average LDL-C and high HDL-C. Hypertension and high LDL-C were independent correlates; identifying these risk factors early and treating to target is recommended.

publication date

  • June 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2981096

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.numecd.2009.04.010

PubMed ID

  • 19800772

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 350

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 20

number

  • 5