Addressing Stroke Risk Factors in Black and White Americans: Findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009-2010.

@article{Albright2016AddressingSR,
  title={Addressing Stroke Risk Factors in Black and White Americans: Findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009-2010.},
  author={Karen C. Albright and Amelia K. Boehme and Rikki M Tanner and Justin Blackburn and George Howard and Virginia J. Howard and Monika M. Safford and T. Mark Beasley and Nita A. Limdi},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2016},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={
          9-16
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Recurrent stroke affects 5%-15% of stroke survivors, is higher among Blacks, and preventable with secondary stroke prevention medications. Our study aimed to examine racial differences in risk factors being addressed (defined as either on active treatment or within guideline levels) among stroke survivors and those at risk for stroke. METHODS A… CONTINUE READING