Racial/ethnic differences in dyslipidemia patterns.

  title={Racial/ethnic differences in dyslipidemia patterns.},
  author={Ariel T Holland Frank and Beinan S Zhao and Powell O. Jose and Kristen M. J. Azar and Stephen P. Fortmann and Latha P Palaniappan},
  volume={129 5},
BACKGROUND No studies have comprehensively examined the prevalence of dyslipidemia, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, among diverse racial/ethnic minority groups. The primary aim of this study was to identify racial/ethnic differences in dyslipidemia among minorities including Asian Americans (Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, or Vietnamese), Mexican Americans, and blacks compared with non-Hispanic whites. METHODS AND RESULTS Using a 3-year cross section (2008… CONTINUE READING