Volume 10 — November 21, 2013
Racial Differences in Ideal Cardiovascular Health Metrics Among Mississippi Adults, 2009 Mississippi Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
|Total Number of Ideal Cardiovascular Health Metrics Present||Blacks,%||Whites,%|
Figure. Distribution of number of ideal cardiovascular health metrics present by race, Mississippi Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2009. Mean number of ideal cardiovascular health metrics present: blacks, 3.73 (95% CI, 3.63–3.83); whites, 4.02 (95% CI, 3.97–4.07); analysis of variance P value < .0001. Sample sizes before weighting: blacks = 2,003; whites = 5,125. Percentages refer to weighted prevalence.
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