Race, ethnicity, and geography: disparities in heart disease in women of color.

Abstract

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in women. Misconceptions about the importance of CVD still persist. These myths affect awareness of CVD and the urgency with which women present for treatment after symptoms develop. Modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors are more prevalent among ethnic minority women in concentrated geographical… (More)

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@article{GrahamGarcia2001RaceEA, title={Race, ethnicity, and geography: disparities in heart disease in women of color.}, author={Judy Graham-Garcia and Todd Raines and Jeannette O. Andrews and George A. Mensah}, journal={Journal of transcultural nursing : official journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society}, year={2001}, volume={12 1}, pages={56-67} }