Electrocardiographic abnormalities and 30-year mortality among white and black men of the Charleston Heart Study.

@article{Sutherland1993ElectrocardiographicAA,
  title={Electrocardiographic abnormalities and 30-year mortality among white and black men of the Charleston Heart Study.},
  author={Susan E. Sutherland and Peter C Gazes and Julian E. Keil and Gregory Eastham Gilbert and Rebecca G. Knapp},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1993},
  volume={88 6},
  pages={2685-92}
}
BACKGROUND The long-term predictive significance of a single ECG tracing for mortality was explored among the white and black men of the Charleston Heart Study. METHODS AND RESULTS The 1960 baseline tracings of men ages 35 to 74 in the Charleston Heart Study cohort were coded according to the Minnesota classification. Tracings were categorized as being normal or having minor or major abnormalities. The 30-year vital status was ascertained for the cohort, and the association between ECG… CONTINUE READING
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