Socioeconomic influences on coronary heart disease in black populations.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

It is likely that socioeconomic factors exert important influences on coronary heart disease (CHD) morbidity and mortality for U.S. blacks. Careful and comprehensive studies are needed to clarify the pathways through which low socioeconomic status exerts its influence on susceptibility to CHD. In addition, policy-oriented research is needed to clarify to what extent reduced access to medical care contributes to excessive CHD mortality in black Americans.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • James, SA

Published Date

  • September 1, 1984

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 108 / 3 Pt 2

Start / End Page

  • 669 - 672

PubMed ID

  • 6475738

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1097-6744

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-8703

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0002-8703(84)90653-7


  • eng