Social determinants of risk and outcomes for cardiovascular disease: A scientific statement from the American Heart Association

Edward P. Havranek*, Mahasin S. Mujahid, Donald A. Barr, Irene V. Blair, Meryl S. Cohen, Salvador Cruz-Flores, George Davey-Smith, Cheryl R. Dennison-Himmelfarb, Michael S. Lauer, Debra W. Lockwood, Milagros Rosal, Clyde W. Yancy

*Corresponding author for this work

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961 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)873-898
Number of pages26
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 2015


  • AHA Scientific Statements
  • cardiovascular diseases
  • health services accessibility
  • healthcare disparities
  • prejudice
  • psychosocial deprivation
  • social determinants of health
  • socioeconomic factors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)

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