Akwo EA, Kabagambe EK, Harrell FE, Blot WJ, Bachmann JM, Wang TJ, Gupta DK, Lipworth L. Neighborhood Deprivation Predicts Heart Failure Risk in a Low-Income Population of Blacks and Whites in the Southeastern United States. Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes. 2018 Dec;11(11). e004052. PMID: 29317456 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC5769153 NIHMSID: NIHMS925092.
Recent data suggest that neighborhood socioeconomic environment predicts heart failure (HF) hospital readmissions. We investigated whether neighborhood deprivation predicts risk of incident HF beyond individual socioeconomic status in a low-income population.