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Table 1 Summary of reviewed publications

From: Cardiovascular disease in racial/ethnic minority populations: illness burden and overview of community-based interventions

Year of publication First author Major findings
2014 Akdeniz et al. Ethnic minority participants had a higher relative risk of schizophrenia compared to participants of a German lineage.
2016 Arnett et al. African Americans are less likely to use primary care physicians than White counterparts; this is in part attributed to mistrust and discrimination.
2009 Brondolo et al. Racism and discrimination contribute to increased psychosocial stress and unwellness.
2017 Carnethon et al. Significant cardiovascular health disparities exist across US racial lines. Large-scale interdisciplinary interventions are recommended.
2016 Chen et al. The Affordable Care Act in the USA has reduced gaps in access to care between racial/ethnic minority and majority patients.
2017 Fei et al. Racial/ethnic minorities have disparate and higher rates of hypertension compared to White majority in New York City.
2015 Gallo et al. Social and functional support within Hispanic participants was associated with lower diabetes mellitus prevalence.
2003 Garcia et al. Racial/ethnic minority patients prefer language and race-concordant providers. Targeted interventions are recommended.
2015 Kershaw et al. Individual- and neighborhood-level social stressors are associated with chronic heart disease
2007 Kurian et al. Cardiovascular disease prevalence is disproportionately high in racial/ethnic minority groups. Tailored interventions are needed to bridge health care gaps.
2016 Liao et al. Community-based interventions are successful in decreasing hypertension in Hispanic Communities within the USA
1999 Noh et al. Racism and discrimination have been shown to increase risk of depression and adoption of unhealthy coping mechanisms.
2015 Record et al. Community interventions and education reduced cardiac-cause mortality in Franklin County, Maine
2017 Snijder et al. Racial/ethnic minority patients have higher rates of poor or uncontrolled diabetes compared to White counterparts.
2004 Stoddard et al. Screening for cardiovascular risk factors in women during routine breast cancer exams was a successful strategy of identifying high-risk populations among underinsured and uninsured women.
2003 Troxel et al. African American women reported higher social stress levels and had higher prevalence of carotid artery disease than White counterparts.
2017 Woringer et al. Community-based interventions were successful in identifying high-risk cardiovascular disease populations and providing lifestyle education and timely treatment of illness.