Cardiovascular disease in Chinese Canadians: a case-mix study from an urban tertiary care cardiology clinic.

@article{Tso2002CardiovascularDI,
  title={Cardiovascular disease in Chinese Canadians: a case-mix study from an urban tertiary care cardiology clinic.},
  author={David K Tso and Gordon Moe},
  journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={18 8},
  pages={861-9}
}
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death in Canada. Non-European ethnic groups such as the Chinese constitute an increasingly significant sector of the Canadian population. OBJECTIVE To compare the frequency and risk factors of CVD in Chinese and white Canadians in a cardiology referral clinic that saw a high number of ethnic Chinese patients and provided equal access to advanced diagnostic facilities. PATIENTS AND METHODS Clinic charts of patients referred… CONTINUE READING
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