Association of neighbourhood socioeconomic status and individual socioeconomic status cardiovascular risk factors in an eastern German population – the CARLA study 2002-2006

Karin Halina Greiser, Daniel Tiller, Oliver Kuss, Alexander Kluttig, Gavin Rudge, Barbara Schumann, Karl Werdan & Johannes Haerting
Background/objectives: Individual socioeconomic status (SES) is a determinant of cardiovascular risk factors (RF). Recent studies suggest an independent association of neighbourhood SES with cardiovascular RF, but the mechanisms have not fully been understood. Our aim was to assess the association[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]