Cardiovascular health status in Chinese adults in urban areas: analysis of the Chinese Health Examination Database 2010.

@article{Wu2013CardiovascularHS,
  title={Cardiovascular health status in Chinese adults in urban areas: analysis of the Chinese Health Examination Database 2010.},
  author={Hai-yun Wu and Zhong-hua Sun and Dong-Ping Cao and Liu-xin Wu and Qiang Zeng},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={168 2},
  pages={760-4}
}
BACKGROUND The American Heart Association (AHA) recently developed definitions of cardiovascular health for adults and children based on 7 cardiovascular disease risk factors or health behaviors. We applied this new construct to examine the cardiovascular health status in adult Chinese urban residents. METHODS Data of 1,012,418 subjects aged 20-65 years (55% were men; mean age, 42.4 years) who received health examination at 58 health examination centers across China was analyzed. The AHA… CONTINUE READING

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