Explaining racial disparities in incidence of and survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

@article{Galea2007ExplainingRD,
  title={Explaining racial disparities in incidence of and survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.},
  author={Sandro Galea and Shannon M. Blaney and Arijit K Nandi and Robert Silverman and David Vlahov and George L. Foltin and Monique Kusick and Michael G Tunik and Neal J Richmond},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={166 5},
  pages={534-43}
}
A prospective observational study of 4,653 consecutive cases of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OOHCA) occurring in New York City from April 1, 2002, to March 31, 2003, was used to assess racial/ethnic differences in the incidence of OOHCA and 30-day survival after hospital discharge among OOHCA patients. The age-adjusted incidence of OOHCA per 10,000 adults was higher among Blacks than among persons in other racial/ethnic groups, and age-adjusted survival from OOHCA was higher among Whites… CONTINUE READING