Where you live increases risk of heart attack

A study in Toronto from St. Michael’s Hospital determined where you live has an impact on your likelihood of having a heart attack.  The study concluded neighborhoods with the highest household incomes and higher levels of education were associated with lower risk.

From 2006-2010, the study traced 5,656 participants, all 20 or older, who had experienced an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Toronto.

Source: 680 News

Sachiye Day, VERTICES research assistant. sachiye@vertices.com

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