Prevalence of Ideal Cardiovascular Health and Its Relationship With the 4-Year Cardiovascular Events in a Northern Chinese Industrial City
Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 08/03/2012
Wu S et al. – Few adults had ideal cardiovascular health according to the modified American Heart Association definition. The authors detected a strong inverse relationship between the cumulative cardiovascular disease (CVD) incidence and the number of ideal health metrics at baseline. Population–wide prevention, especially lifestyle improvement, is critical to increase the low–risk prevalence and thereafter decrease CVD events.