Cardiovascular disease risk factors were studied in Hispanic children in Brooks County, Texas, and in white and black children in Bogalusa, Louisiana, in 1984-1985.
Hispanic children were about 4 cm shorter and were about the same weight as white and black children.
Subscapular skinfolds were thickest in Hispanic children.
Little difference was noted for blood pressure levels in the three ethnic groups.
Total cholesterol levels were highest in black children, with a drop during puberty being noted in all of the ethnic groups.
Lipoprotein levels for Hispanic children were, in general, similar to those noted for white children.
Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Facteur risque, Négroïde, Caucasoïde, Enfant, Ethnie, Epidémiologie, Pression artérielle, Lipide, Biométrie corporelle, Hémodynamique, Texas, Louisiane, Hispanique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, United States, North America, America, Cardiovascular disease, Risk factor, Negroid, Caucasoid, Child, Ethnic group, Epidemiology, Arterial pressure, Lipids, Corporal biometry, Hemodynamics, Texas, Louisiana
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