Ethnic differences in 1-year mortality among patients hospitalised with heart failure.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE The incidence of cardiovascular disease and the prevalence of risk factors have been shown to differ significantly across ethnic groups. The objective of this study was to examine the impact of ethnicity on 1-year mortality among patients with heart failure in a single payer healthcare system with universal access. DESIGN, SETTING AND PATIENTS… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/hrt.2010.217869

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