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CVD And Stroke In US Hispanics/Latinos
Status of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke in Hispanics/Latinos in the United States
Hispanics are the largest minority ethnic group in the United States, and their health is vital to the public health of the nation and to achieving the AHA’s 2020 goals.
This statement describes the cardiovascular disease epidemiology, related personal beliefs, the social and health issues of US Hispanics, and identifies potential prevention and treatment opportunities.
Recommendations specific to 9 domains are presented to support the development of these culturally tailored and targeted approaches.