Association of Birthplace and Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke Among US Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2006 to 2014 March 28, 2018 Sharlotte Vise Association-of-Birthplace-and-Coronary-Heart-Disease-and-Stroke-Among-US-Adults.pdfDownload (1.11 MB) The proportion of foreign‐born U.S. adults has almost tripled since 1970. This study compares the prevalence of coronary heart disease and stroke among U.S. adults by birthplace. Related Resources: Blog Post: ‘Place’ Matters: Heart Disease and Stroke Less Common Among Foreign-Born Than Native-Born U.S. Adults Peer Reviewed Publications. permalink.