Understanding the role of mediating risk factors and proxy effects in the association between socio-economic status and untreated hypertension.

@article{Bell2004UnderstandingTR,
  title={Understanding the role of mediating risk factors and proxy effects in the association between socio-economic status and untreated hypertension.},
  author={Andrew Colin Bell and LindaS. Adair and Barry M Popkin},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={
          275-83
        }
}
The association between socio-economic status (SES) and untreated hypertension varies according to a country's level of development and racial/ethnic group. We sought to confirm this variation in women from China and the United States (US) as well as to investigate the impact of SES on several mediating risk factors. We also investigate the extent to which SES explains racial/ethnic differences in untreated hypertension in the US. We used cross-sectional data from 1814 non-pregnant women in… CONTINUE READING
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