C-reactive protein levels among women of various ethnic groups living in the United States (from the Women's Health Study).

@article{Albert2004CreactivePL,
  title={C-reactive protein levels among women of various ethnic groups living in the United States (from the Women's Health Study).},
  author={Michelle Asha Albert and Robert J Glynn and Julie E. Buring and Paul M. Ridker},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={93 10},
  pages={1238-42}
}
The distribution of C-reactive protein (CRP) levels was compared among 24,455 white, 475 black, 357 Asian, and 254 Hispanic women, all of whom are participants in the Women's Health Study. Median CRP levels were significantly higher among black women (2.96 mg/L, interquartile range [IQR] 1.19 to 5.86) than among their white (2.02 mg/L, IQR 0.81 to 4.37), Hispanic (2.06 mg/L, IQR 0.88 to 4.88), and Asian (1.12 mg/L, IQR 0.48 to 2.25) counterparts. As expected, women taking hormone replacement… CONTINUE READING

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