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Background: Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the
United States and places substantial burden on the health care system. Rural
populations, especially women, have considerably higher rates of cardiovascular
disease, influenced by poverty, environmental factors, access to health care, and
social and cultural attitudes... read more
- Seguin, Rebecca, Galen Eldridge, Meredith L. Graham, Sara C.
Folta, Miriam E. Nelson, and David Strogatz. "Strong Hearts, healthy communities: a
rural community-based cardiovascular disease prevention program." BMC Public Health
16, no. 1 (12, 2015): 1-11.