Ethnic differences in stroke mortality between non-Hispanic whites, Hispanic whites, and blacks. The National Longitudinal Mortality Study.

@article{Howard1994EthnicDI,
  title={Ethnic differences in stroke mortality between non-Hispanic whites, Hispanic whites, and blacks. The National Longitudinal Mortality Study.},
  author={G. Howard and Ross Anderson and P Sorlie and V C Andrews and E. O. Backlund and Gregory L Burke},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1994},
  volume={25 11},
  pages={2120-5}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Although US blacks are known to have an excess stroke mortality compared with US whites, little is known about the stroke burden of the Hispanic white population. This report will provide estimates of the relative burden of stroke mortality in the US black and Hispanic population relative to the white population and examine the consistency of this relation across age. METHODS Data were from participants aged > 45 years from the National Longitudinal Mortality Study… CONTINUE READING

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