Is self-rated health associated with ideal cardiovascular health? The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.
Clin Cardiol 2018 Jun 12. Epub 2018 Jun 12.
The Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Baltimore, MD.
Background: Self-rated health (SRH) is an indicator of health status. It is a determinant of health-promoting behaviors and predictor of morbidity and mortality. Yet, little is known about the association between SRH and ideal cardiovascular health (CVH) as measured by the American Heart Association Life's Simple Seven (LS7) metrics, or whether the relation of SRH and CVH differ by race/ethnicity. Read More