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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0-9
Large-scale epidemiological data on cardiovascular diseases and diabetes in migrant and ethnic minority groups in Europe
Author(s): Raj S. Bhopal, Snorri B. Rafnsson
Abstract:

Data on differences by ethnicity in cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) and diabetes, reflecting the influence of diverse cultural, social and religious factors, are important to providing clues to disease aetiology and directing public health interventions and health care resources.

The prevalence of cigarette smoking and its relation to certain risk predictors of cardiovascular diseases in central-Slovakian Roma children and adol
Author(s): Hujová Z, Alberty R, Paulíková E, Ahlers I, Ahlersová E, Gábor D, Dove M
Abstract:

The objective of the study was to determine some Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) risk factors in relation to cigarette smoking in 174 Roma children and adolescents (88 males and 86 females) and 131 non-Roma probands (males and females) aged 7-18 in central Slovakia. In this biethnic study, 26.4% of the Roma children and adolescents (more than twice contrary to the control group) were smokers.