AssociationsofAcculturationandSocioeconomic StatusWithSubclinicalCardiovascularDiseasein theMulti-EthnicStudyofAtherosclerosis

  title={AssociationsofAcculturationandSocioeconomic StatusWithSubclinicalCardiovascularDiseasein theMulti-EthnicStudyofAtherosclerosis},
  author={Pamela L Lutsey and Ana V. Diez Roux and David R. Jacobs and Gregory L. Burke and Jane L. Harman and Steven Shea and Aaron R Folsom},
Objectives. We assessed whether markers of acculturation (birthplace and number of US generations) and socioeconomic status (SES) are associated with markers of subclinical cardiovascular disease—carotid artery plaque, internal carotid intima-media thickness, and albuminuria—in 4 racial/ethnic groups. Methods. With datafrom theMulti-Ethnic Studyof Atherosclerosis (n=6716participants aged 45–84 years) and race-specific binomial regression models, we computed prevalence ratios adjusted for… CONTINUE READING