Cardiovascular-Related Deaths Higher for U.S. Hispanics Who Live in Counties with Higher Hispanic Populations

Photo of Fatima RodriguezVideo interview with Fatima Rodriguez, M.D., M.P.H., FACC, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University

The Centers for Health Metrics and Evaluation interviews Dr. Fatima Rodriguez, lead author of a new study in the Journal of the American Heart Association about county-level Hispanic ethnic density and cardiovascular disease mortality. Dr. Rodriguez discusses the study’s key findings and its implications for collecting cardiovascular disease metrics and improving disparities in cardiovascular disease mortality.

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