Ethnic differences in electrocardiographic intervals and axes.

  title={Ethnic differences in electrocardiographic intervals and axes.},
  author={Ishak A Mansi and Ira S. Nash},
  journal={Journal of electrocardiology},
  volume={34 4},
The presence of ethnic differences in electrocardiographic (ECG) patterns is debated. We retrospectively examined the first 1,000 medical files of a multi-ethnic community, where all individuals shared similar living conditions. Only healthy adults (ages 15 to 60 years) were included. All patients had similar socioeconomic, nutritional, environmental, and occupational conditions. Interval and axes measurements were obtained through integrated computerized analysis from a standard 12-lead ECG… CONTINUE READING