Cardiovascular disease and risk in the Aboriginal population

Myers, Kathryn A.; Farquhar, Dr. Donald
February 2002
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/5/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 3, p355
Academic Journal
Reports on a study which compared the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and CVD risk factors among a Canadian Aboriginal population to the prevalence in a Canadian population of European ancestry. Design; Results; Concern regarding the high prevalence of CVD and CVD risk factors among the aboriginal population; Suggestion that a program needs to be developed to encourage lifestyle changes for the Aboriginal population.


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