Race-ethnicity and determinants of carotid atherosclerosis in a multiethnic population. The Northern Manhattan Stroke Study.

@article{Sacco1997RaceethnicityAD,
  title={Race-ethnicity and determinants of carotid atherosclerosis in a multiethnic population. The Northern Manhattan Stroke Study.},
  author={Ralph L. Sacco and Jacqueline K. Roberts and Bernadette Boden-Albala and Qing Gu and i-jong. lin and Douglas E Kargman and Lars Berglund and W. Allen Hauser and Steven Shea and Myunghee Cho Paik},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1997},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={929-35}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Risk factors for carotid atherosclerosis have been studied in white populations but infrequently in multiethnic cohorts. The aim of this study was to determine the importance of race-ethnicity and other factors associated with carotid atherosclerosis in a mixed population of Hispanics, blacks, and whites. METHODS As part of the Northern Manhattan Stroke Study, 526 stroke-free community residents (aged > or = 40 years; 41% men, 59% women; 46% Hispanic, 31% black, 23… CONTINUE READING

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