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Major differences in cardiovascular risk profiles in Chinese Australians as compared to non-Chinese

Chinese Australians have lower cardiovascular disease and stroke incidence as compared with non-Chinese Australians. However, they have worse cardiovascular risk profiles, including a higher prevalence of diabetes, smoking, and a lower exercise level. Furthermore, mixed-Chinese populations have even worse cardiovascular risk profiles.

1. Marked differences in cardiovascular risk profiles in middle-aged and older Chinese residents: Evidence from a large Australian cohort. Jin, Kai et al. International Journal of Cardiology , Volume 227 , 347 – 354.  https://www.internationaljournalofcardiology.com/article/S0167-5273(16)33508-2/fulltext

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