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Health Care Women Int. 2008 Jan;29(1):3-22. doi: 10.1080/07399330701723756.

More similarities than differences: an international comparison of CVD mortality and risk factors in women.

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  • 1School of Nursing, University of Western Sydney, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences. leila_gh775@yahoo.co.uk

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In this article we describe global cardiovascular risk factor trends in women, both physiological and behavioral, in order to improve the understanding of cardiovascular health of women. Our aim in presenting this information is to inform interventions and policies to improve the cardiovascular health of women. Although differences are apparent between developing and developed countries, a range of commonalities exist that allow a global approach to improving women's health. A multifaceted approach considering physiological, social, economic, and political determinants is critical to improve the cardiovascular health outcomes of women.

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