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  1. Fulltext. Acute chest pain in African Americans : factors in the delay in seeking emergency care.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    African Americans have been shown to have longer delay times than the majority population in seeking care for acute cardiac problems.

    The purpose of this study was to determine whether socioeconomic factors affect delay times.

    Methods

    Structured interviews were administered to 254 African Americans admitted to a public hospital and 194 African Americans admitted to a private hospital for suspected acute myocardial infarction.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Infarctus, Myocarde, Demande thérapeutique, Prise décision, Délai, Accessibilité, Admission hôpital, Race, Négroïde, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Système santé, Statut socioéconomique, Cardiopathie coronaire, Appareil circulatoire pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Infarct, Myocardium, Therapeutical request, Decision making, Time lag, Accessibility, Hospital admission, Race, Negroid, United States, North America, America, Health system, Socioeconomic status, Coronary heart disease, Cardiovascular disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0491351

    Code Inist : 002B12A03. Création : 199501.