Roma coronary heart disease patients have more medical risk factors and greater severity of coronary heart disease than non-Roma

@article{Sudzinov2013RomaCH,
  title={Roma coronary heart disease patients have more medical risk factors and greater severity of coronary heart disease than non-Roma},
  author={Adriana Sudzinov{\'a} and Iveta Nagyova and Martin Studen{\vc}an and Jaroslav Rosenberger and Zuzana {\vS}kodov{\'a} and Helena Vargova and Berrie Middel and Sijmen A Reijneveld and Jitse P. van Dijk},
  journal={International Journal of Public Health},
  year={2013},
  volume={58},
  pages={409-415}
}
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common cause of mortality and morbidity world-wide. Evidence on ethnic differences between the Roma and non-Roma regarding medical risk factors is scarce. The aim of this study was to assess differences in medical risk factors and the severity of CHD in Roma compared with non-Roma CHD patients, adjusted for gender, age and education. Six hundred seventy four patients were included in this cross-sectional study (132 Roma, 542 non-Roma). Data on medical… CONTINUE READING
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