Racial disparities in stroke risk factors: the impact of socioeconomic status.

@article{Bravata2005RacialDI,
  title={Racial disparities in stroke risk factors: the impact of socioeconomic status.},
  author={Dawn M. Bravata and Carolyn K Wells and Barbara Irene Gulanski and Walter N. Kernan and Lawrence M. Brass and Judith F. Long and John P Concato},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2005},
  volume={36 7},
  pages={1507-11}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In the US, blacks have a higher incidence of stroke and more severe strokes than whites. Our objective was to determine if differences in income, education, and insurance, as well as differences in the prevalence of stroke risk factors, accounted for the association between ethnicity and stroke. METHODS We used data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Survey (NHANES III), a cross-sectional sample of the noninstitutionalized US population (1988-1994), and… CONTINUE READING
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