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  1. Fulltext. Diagnoses, symptoms, and attribution of symptoms among Black and White inpatients admitted for coronary heart disease.

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    Objectives

    This study examined health care-seeking behaviors to elucidate factors that contribute to differences in patterns of coronary heart disease between African Americans and Whites.

    The prevalence of diagnoses coronary heart disease, patients'perceptions of symptoms and attribution of symptoms, and predictors of painful symptoms and attribution of cardiac symptoms were examined.

    Methods

    The study involved 2416 patients admitted with diagnoses of coronary artery disease, ischemic heart disease, or myocardial infarction or to rule out myocardial infarction.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Cardiopathie coronaire, Demande thérapeutique, Hospitalisation, Autoperception, Douleur, Symptomatologie, Autoévaluation, Diagnostic, Attribution, Caucasoïde, Négroïde, Race, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Appareil circulatoire pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Coronary heart disease, Therapeutical request, Hospitalization, Self perception, Pain, Symptomatology, Self evaluation, Diagnosis, Attribution, Caucasoid, Negroid, Race, Human, United States, North America, America, Cardiovascular disease

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    Cote : 94-0491349

    Code Inist : 002B12A03. Création : 199501.