TITLE

Black man at greater risk for heart disease

PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
Nation's Health;Aug2001, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reveals that American men who are black or who live in the rural South are at greater risk for heart disease, according to a report from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and West Virginia University. Percentage of black men who are more likely than white men to die of heart disease; Percentage of all heart disease deaths among black men occurred in men younger than 65; Internet site to learn more about the report.
ACCESSION #
4967063

 

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