Socioeconomic Status and Subclinical Coronary Disease in the Whitehall II Epidemiological Study

@inproceedings{Steptoe2010SocioeconomicSA,
  title={Socioeconomic Status and Subclinical Coronary Disease in the Whitehall II Epidemiological Study},
  author={Andrew Steptoe and Mark Hamer and Katie O'Donnell and Shreenidhi M. Venuraju and Michael Marmot and Avijit Lahiri},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND There are pronounced socioeconomic disparities in coronary heart disease, but the extent to which these primarily reflect gradients in underlying coronary artery disease severity or in the clinical manifestation of advanced disease is uncertain. We measured the relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) as indexed by grade of employment and coronary artery calcification (CAC) in the Whitehall II epidemiological cohort, and tested the contribution of lifestyle, biological and… CONTINUE READING
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