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Contributors to the Excess Stroke Mortality in Rural Areas in the United States
Background and Purpose— Stroke mortality is 30% higher in the rural United States. This could be because of either higher incidence or higher case fatality from stroke in rural areas. Methods— TheExpand
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Association of Clinical and Social Factors With Excess Hypertension Risk in Black Compared With White US Adults
Importance The high prevalence of hypertension among the US black population is a major contributor to disparities in life expectancy; however, the causes for higher incidence of hypertension amongExpand
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Associations between very low concentrations of low density lipoprotein cholesterol, high sensitivity C-reactive protein, and health outcomes in the Reasons for Geographical and Racial Differences in
Aims Recent findings have demonstrated the important contribution of inflammation to the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in individuals with optimally managed low density lipoprotein cholesterolExpand
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Associations between cardiovascular disease, cancer, and very low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in the REasons for Geographical and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
Aims Relatively little is known about the health outcomes associated with very low plasma concentrations of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) mainly because of the small numbers ofExpand
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Parenting stress and family resilience affect the association of adverse childhood experiences with children's mental health and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
INTRODUCTION Exposure to adverse childhood experience (ACE) has harmful consequences for children's health and well-being. However, it is less clear how different social processes may amplify orExpand
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An Investigation of Selection Bias in Estimating Racial Disparity in Stroke Risk Factors: The REGARDS Study
Selection due to survival or attrition might bias estimates of racial disparities in health, but few studies quantify the likely magnitude of such bias. In a large national cohort with moderate lossExpand
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C-reactive protein and stroke risk in blacks and whites: The REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke cohort.
BACKGROUND C-reactive protein (CRP) is an inflammatory biomarker used in vascular risk prediction, though with less data in people of color. Blacks have higher stroke incidence and also higher CRPExpand
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Comparison of carotid plaque burden among healthy middle-aged men living in the US, Japan, and South Korea.
BACKGROUND Carotid plaque has emerged as a marker of coronary heart disease (CHD) risk. Comparison of carotid plaque burden between different race/ethnic groups may provide a relative estimate ofExpand
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Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality in Adults Aged ≥60 Years According to Recommendations by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association and American College of Physicians/American
In 2017, the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) and the American College of Physicians/American Academy of Family Physicians (ACP/AAFP) published blood pressureExpand
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Average area under the curve: An alternative method for quantifying the dental caries experience in longitudinal studies.
OBJECTIVES Field-traditional decayed, missing, filled surfaces (dmfs) increments require complete follow-up, only using initial and final visits. Repeated dmfs scores complicate sophisticatedExpand
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