Status of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke in Hispanics/Latinos in the U. S.

Updated:Jul 14,2014
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Status of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke in Hispanics/Latinos in the United States


  • Hispanics are the largest minority ethnic group in the United States, and their health is vital to the public health of the nation and to achieving the AHA’s 2020 goals.
  • This statement describes the cardiovascular disease epidemiology, related personal beliefs, the social and health issues of US Hispanics, and identifies potential prevention and treatment opportunities.
  • Recommendations specific to 9 domains are presented to support the development of these culturally tailored and targeted approaches.


    Read the full article in Circulation
    Circulation. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000000071.

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