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Socioeconomic variation in absolute cardiovascular disease risk and treatment in the Australian population

Paige, Ellie; Welsh, Jennifer; Agostino, Jason; Calabria, Bianca; Banks, Emily; Korda, Rosemary


Cardiovascular disease (CVD), preventable through appropriate management of absolute CVD risk, disproportionately affects socioeconomically disadvantaged individuals. The aim of this study was to estimate absolute and relative socioeconomic inequalities in absolute CVD risk and treatment in the Australian population using cross-sectional representative data on 4,751 people aged 45-74 from the 2011-12 Australian Health Survey. Poisson regression was used to calculate prevalence differences (PD)...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018-09
Type: Journal article
Source: Preventive Medicine
DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.07.011


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