Racial/ethnic disparities in coronary heart disease risk factors among WISEWOMAN enrollees.

  title={Racial/ethnic disparities in coronary heart disease risk factors among WISEWOMAN enrollees.},
  author={Eric Andrew Finkelstein and Olga A Khavjou and Lee R Mobley and Dawn M. Haney and Julie C. Will},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  volume={13 5},
BACKGROUND We used the baseline data collected for the Well-integrated Screening and Evaluation for Women Across the Nation (WISEWOMAN) participants to provide a snapshot of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk on enrollment and to address racial/ethnic disparities in the following CVD risk factors: body mass index (BMI), systolic and diastolic blood pressure, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) and total cholesterol, diabetes and smoking prevalence, 10-year coronary heart disease (CHD) risk, and… CONTINUE READING


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