Incidence of atrial fibrillation in whites and African-Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study.


OBJECTIVES To define the incidence and cumulative risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) in a population-based cohort of whites and African Americans. BACKGROUND African-Americans reportedly have a lower risk of AF than whites despite their higher exposure to AF risk factors. However, precise estimates of AF incidence in African Americans have not been… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ahj.2009.05.010

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