Do neighborhood factors (physical and social environments) and individual stressors (discrimination) mediate racial differences in cardiovascular health?
In this cross-sectional study of 7720 participants, Black adults had poorer cardiovascular health than White adults. Neighborhood physical environment and safety attenuated racial differences in total ICH scores by 5% and 6%, respectively, while discrimination attenuated these differences by 11%.
Findings of this study suggest that racial differences in cardiovascular health are attenuated by varying . . .
Black Hot Fire Network
November 29, 2023