Incidence of first heart failure hospitalisation and mortality in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal patients in Western Australia, 2000-2009.

@article{Teng2014IncidenceOF,
  title={Incidence of first heart failure hospitalisation and mortality in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal patients in Western Australia, 2000-2009.},
  author={T. K. Teng and Judith M. Katzenellenbogen and Sandra Claire Thompson and Frank M. Sanfilippo and Matthew Knuiman and Elizabeth A Geelhoed and Michael S. T. Hobbs and Dawn C Bessarab and Joseph Hung},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={173 1},
  pages={
          110-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To compare the incidence of first heart failure (HF) hospitalisation, antecedent risk factors and 1-year mortality between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations in Western Australia (2000-2009). METHODS A population-based cohort aged 20-84 years comprising Aboriginal (n=1013; mean 54±14 years) and non-Aboriginal patients (n=16,366; mean 71±11 years) with first HF hospitalisation was evaluated. Age and sex-specific incidence rates and HF antecedents were compared between… CONTINUE READING
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