The purpose of this study was to examine the clinical outcome of acute myocardial infarction among women of three ethnic/racial groups and to determine whether observed differences in outcome are explained by differences in associated risk factors.
Nine hundred seventeen (917) consecutive admissions occurred among 810 women, of whom 347 (42.8%) were Caucasian, 258 (31.9%) were black, and 205 (25.3%) were Latina.
The overall mortality rate was 13%; the Caucasian rate was significantly higher than the Latina rate (16.9% vs 7%, p<0.01), as was the black rate (13.8% vs 7%, p<0.05).
Mots-clés Pascal : Infarctus, Myocarde, Facteur risque, Mortalité, Caucasoïde, Négroïde, Homme, Femelle, Analyse multivariable, Epidémiologie, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Cardiopathie coronaire, Latin
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Infarct, Myocardium, Risk factor, Mortality, Caucasoid, Negroid, Human, Female, Multivariate analysis, Epidemiology, Cardiovascular disease, Coronary heart disease
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Code Inist : 002B12A03. Création : 199406.