Heart matters: Gender and racial differences cardiovascular disease risk factor control among veterans.

@article{Goldstein2014HeartMG,
  title={Heart matters: Gender and racial differences cardiovascular disease risk factor control among veterans.},
  author={Karen M. Goldstein and Stephanie D. Melnyk and Leah L. Zullig and Karen M. Stechuchak and Eugene Z Oddone and Lori A Bastian and Susan M Rakley and Maren K. Olsen and Hayden B. Bosworth},
  journal={Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health},
  year={2014},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={
          477-83
        }
}
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of mortality for U.S. women. Racial minorities are a particularly vulnerable population. The increasing female veteran population has an higher prevalence of certain cardiovascular risk factors compared with non-veteran women; however, little is known about gender and racial differences in cardiovascular risk factor control among veterans. METHODS We used analysis of variance, adjusting for age, to compare gender and racial… CONTINUE READING

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