Association of Cardiovascular Health With Subclinical Disease and Incident Events: The Multi‐Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

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Polonsky, Tamar S.; Ning, Hongyan; Daviglus, Martha L.; Liu, Kiang; Burke, Gregory L.; Cushman, Mary; Eng, John; Folsom, Aaron R.; Lutsey, Pamela L.; Nettleton, Jennifer A.; Post, Wendy S.; Sacco, Ralph L.; Szklo, Moyses; Lloyd‐Jones, Donald M.;
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Inc.
  • Journal: Journal of the American Heart Association: Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease,volume 6,issue 3 (eissn: 2047-9980)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1161/JAHA.116.004894, pmc: PMC5524019
  • Subject: disparities | Epidemiology | Vascular Disease | Race and Ethnicity | Primary Prevention | Original Research | subclinical atherosclerosis risk factor | cardiovascular disease prevention | Lifestyle

Background Few adults have ideal cardiovascular health (CVH). We studied associations of an overall CVH score with subclinical cardiovascular disease and events. We assessed whether associations varied by race/ethnicity. Methods and Results Among 5961 participants in th... View more