Discrimination and biomarkers of cardiometabolic risk

Investigator: Thu Nguyen, ScD, MSPH
Sponsor: American Heart Association. (Western States)

Location(s): United States


Introduction Discrimination in health care settings is associated with poor health outcomes and may be especially harmful to older adults who are more likely to have existing risk factors or medical conditions that require on-going care. The purpose of this study is to investigate the associations between patient-reported health care discrimination and biomarkers of cardiometabolic risk.