Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and risk of heart disease death differs by race and ethnicity. This Spotlight explores racial and ethnic disparities in three heart disease topic areas: deaths, reported prevalence, and risk factors. Even though four clinical risk factors—hypertension, obesity, diabetes, and high total cholesterol—are explored here, behavioral risk factors, such as smoking and physical inactivity, also differ by race and ethnicity. [ … ]
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