Racial and ethnic disparities in cardiovascular risk factors among stroke survivors: United States 1999 to 2001.

@article{McGruder2004RacialAE,
  title={Racial and ethnic disparities in cardiovascular risk factors among stroke survivors: United States 1999 to 2001.},
  author={Henraya F McGruder and Ann Marie Malarcher and Theresa L Antoine and Kurt J. Greenlund and Janet B. Croft},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2004},
  volume={35 7},
  pages={1557-61}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Stroke mortality is higher among US blacks than it is among US whites. Few studies have examined racial and ethnic differences in the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors among stroke survivors, especially among Hispanics. METHODS Data are from 96 501 persons aged 18 years or older who participated in the 1999, 2000, or 2001 National Health Interview Survey, a continuous annual household-based survey of the US population. Participants reported a… CONTINUE READING

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