Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2021 May 6. Epub 2021 May 6.
Center for Outcomes Research, Houston Methodist Research Institute, Houston, TX; Division of Cardiovascular Prevention and Wellness, Department of Cardiology, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston, TX; Department of Cardiology, DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX.
: Social determinants of health (SDOH) may limit the practice of COVID-19 risk mitigation guidelines with health implications for individuals with underlying cardiovascular disease (CVD). Population-based evidence of the association between SDOH and practicing such mitigation strategies in adults with CVD is lacking. We used the National Opinion Research Center's COVID-19 Household Impact Survey conducted between April and June 2020 to evaluate sociodemographic disparities in adherence to COVID-19 risk mitigation measures in a sample of respondents with underlying CVD representing 18 geographic areas of the United States (US). Read More