Cardiovascular risk indicators and perceived race/ethnic discrimination in the Dallas Heart Study.

@article{Albert2008CardiovascularRI,
  title={Cardiovascular risk indicators and perceived race/ethnic discrimination in the Dallas Heart Study.},
  author={Michelle Asha Albert and Joseph E Ravenell and Robert J Glynn and Amit Kumar Khera and Nitsan Halevy and James A. de Lemos},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={156 6},
  pages={1103-9}
}
BACKGROUND The objective of the study was to evaluate the association between race/ethnic (r/e) discrimination and subclinical cardiovascular disease (CVD). Although r/e discrimination is a chronic stressor that might have negative health effects, cardiovascular data related to experiences with discrimination among different r/e groups in the United States remain sparse. METHODS Using data from the Dallas Heart Study, we assessed the association between perceived r/e discrimination and… CONTINUE READING