Stress and Achievement of Cardiovascular Health Metrics: The American Heart Association Life's Simple 7 in Blacks of the Jackson Heart Study

@inproceedings{Brewer2018StressAA,
  title={Stress and Achievement of Cardiovascular Health Metrics: The American Heart Association Life's Simple 7 in Blacks of the Jackson Heart Study},
  author={LaPrincess C Brewer and Nicole Redmond and Joshua P. Slusser and Christopher G Scott and Alanna M. Chamberlain and Luc Djouss{\'e} and Christi A. Patten and Veronique Lee Roger and Mario Sims},
  booktitle={Journal of the American Heart Association},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND Ideal cardiovascular health metrics (defined by the American Heart Association Life's Simple 7 [LS7]) are suboptimal among blacks, which results in high risk of cardiovascular disease. We examined the association of multiple stressors with LS7 components among blacks. METHODS AND RESULTS Using a community-based cohort of blacks (N=4383), we examined associations of chronic stress, minor stressors, major life events, and a cumulative stress score with LS7 components (smoking, diet… CONTINUE READING
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