Australian Chinese at risk of CVD

Australia’s Chinese community are more vulnerable to cardiovascular disease (CVD) than the general population, according to a large-scale study of 266,696 adults.

That’s because they are more likely than other Australians to smoke, have diabetes and lead a sedentary lifestyle.

The results from the Sax Institute’s 45 and Up study show that Chinese Australians have a 25% higher prevalence of