Socioeconomic Status and Heart Disease

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Not surprisingly, someone’s income level and mental health can impact their risk for heart disease.

“There is also an interplay of socioeconomics with access to adequate medical care… that includes things like blood pressure monitoring, diabetes screening, cholesterol screening, the kind of things that are readily available as preventative healthcare measures to those of a certain socioeconomic class, but not to all.”