Cardiovascular risk factors in women and the impact of race and ethnicity contribution.

AHA Scientific Statement, April 10, 2023

Nonbiological variables need to be incorporated into the cardiovascular risk assessment of women.

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Women: The Impact of Race and Ethnicity: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association

Mehta LS, Velarde GP, Lewey J, Sharma G, Bond RM, Navas-Acien A, Fretts AM, Magwood GS, Yang E, Blumenthal RS, Brown RM, Mieres JH;
American Heart Association Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke in Women and Underrepresented Populations Committee of the Council on Clinical Cardiology; Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing; Council on Hypertension; Council on Lifelong Congenital Heart Disease and Heart Health in the Young; Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health; Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease; and Stroke Council.

Circulation . 2023 Apr 10. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000001139. Online ahead of print. PMID: 37035919 .