Cumulative social risk and risk of death from cardiovascular diseases and all-causes.

@article{Caleyachetty2014CumulativeSR,
  title={Cumulative social risk and risk of death from cardiovascular diseases and all-causes.},
  author={Rishi Caleyachetty and Justin B Echouffo-Tcheugui and Daichi Shimbo and Wenyi Zhu and Peter Alexander Muennig},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={177 3},
  pages={1106-7}
}
Mortality rates for cardiovascular diseases (CVD) have declined steadily over the past few decades in high-income countries. This decline has by far disproportionately favored thosewith higher income, educational attainment, and social support or those who are members of ethnic majority groups [1–7]. Few studies have examined the cumulative effects of multiple social risk factors on CVD mortality rates [8]. Disparate exposure to multiple social risk factors may contribute to social inequalities… CONTINUE READING
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