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Session: Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology
3308.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology
This session will focus on cardiovascular epidemiology. Presentations will include understanding the pattern of excessive alcohol use and high blood pressure, social distribution and neighborhood characteristics of coronary heart disease, heart attack and stroke symptom knowledge in adult men, and the association of occupational lead exposure and cardiovascular disorders.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to: 1. state patterns of excessive alcohol consumption by age, sex, and race/ethnic groups among persons with high blood pressure 2. Recognize how risk factors for coronary heart disease may cluster depending on social group 3. Recognize new evidence for the possible role of chronic environmental stress in cardiovascular disease and atherogenesis in older adults 4. Identify the characteristics of adult US males who are knowledgeable about heart attack and stroke symptoms 5. Evaluate the consequences of lead exposure and develop preventive measures
Moderator(s):Howell Sasser, PhD
2:30 PMExcessive alcohol consumption among U.S. adults with high blood pressure
Clark H. Denny, PhD, Janet B. Croft, PhD, Robert D. Brewer, MD, MSPH, Timothy S. Naimi, MD, MPH, Catherine A. Okoro, MS, Zhi Hong (Amy) Fan, MD, PhD, Kurt J. Greenlund, PhD
2:45 PMSocial distribution of coronary heart disease: A 10-year longitudinal study in the United Kingdom  [ Recorded presentation ]
Serena McCluskey, PhD, Deborah Baker, PhD, David Percy, PhD, Philip Lewis, MD
3:00 PMNeighborhood characteristics are associated with self-reported history of atherosclerotic diseases: The Baltimore Memory Study
Toms Augustin, MD, MPH, Thomas. A. Glass, PhD, Aparna Roy, MD MPH, Bryan D. James, MBioethics, Brian Schwartz, MD, MS
3:15 PMHeart attack and stroke symptoms knowledge of US adult men: An analysis of 2004 behavioral risk factor surveillance survey data  [ Recorded presentation ]
M. Nawal Lutfiyya, PhD, Martin Lipsky, MD, MS, Robert Bales, MD, MPH, Isaac Cha, PharmD, Cynthia McGrath, MS, FNP
3:30 PMEpidemiological study concerning the incidence of cardio-vascular disorders in workers exposed to lead  [ Recorded presentation ]
Eniko-Iudita Viragh, Hajnalka Viragh
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Epidemiology
Endorsed by:Occupational Health and Safety
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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