Association between total homocyst(e)ine and the likelihood for a history of acute myocardial infarction by race and ethnicity: Results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

@article{Giles2000AssociationBT,
  title={Association between total homocyst(e)ine and the likelihood for a history of acute myocardial infarction by race and ethnicity: Results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.},
  author={Wayne H. Giles and Janet B. Croft and Kurt J. Greenlund and Earl S. Ford and S J Kittner},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={139 3},
  pages={446-53}
}
BACKGROUND Few studies examining the association between total homocyst(e)ine and coronary heart disease have included blacks or Hispanics. METHODS Data from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (3173 patients), a nationally representative survey of US adults, were used to examine the relation between total homocyst(e)ine and an electrocardiogram or a physician's diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (259 patients) among whites, blacks, and Mexican Americans >/=40… CONTINUE READING