Abbreviations Used in Chapter 3

AHAAmerican Heart Association
AIANAmerican Indian or Alaska Native
AMIacute myocardial infarction
BRFSSBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
CDCCenters for Disease Control and Prevention
CHDcoronary heart disease
CIconfidence interval
CVDcardiovascular disease
DMdiabetes mellitus
HDheart disease
NHnon-Hispanic
NHANESNational Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
NHISNational Health Interview Survey
NHOPINative Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
NSDUHNational Survey on Drug Use and Health
RRrelative risk
SAHsubarachnoid hemorrhage
SBPsystolic blood pressure
WHOWorld Health Organization