Among women, mortality rates for heart disease (HD) are higher than the rates for all forms of cancer combined. This report, the revised 2nd ed., documents the geographical & ethnic disparities in the epidemic of HD among Amer. women. Provides info. to identify populations of women at greatest risk of HD & in greatest need of prevention efforts. County-level maps of HD are presented for women of the five largest racial & ethnic groups in the U.S. -- Amer. Indians & Alaska Natives, Asians & Pacific Islanders, Blacks, Hispanics, & Whites. Includes maps that depict geographic patterns of local economic & medical care resources, data on the social isolation of women, & population distribution for each racial & ethnic group.Casper, Michele L. is the author of 'Women and Heart Disease An Atlas of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Mortality', published 2000 under ISBN 9780756725204 and ISBN 0756725208.