Racial Differences in the Incidence of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Older Black and White Adults Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • African Americans
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Dyslipidemias
  • European Continental Ancestry Group
  • Hypertension

abstract

  • Incidence of risk factors remains high in older adults. Blacks have a higher incidence of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and dyslipidemia after age 45, underscoring the ongoing importance of prevention of all three conditions in mid- to later life.

publication date

  • January 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5258649

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/jgs.14472

PubMed ID

  • 27666895

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