Mortality after admission for acute myocardial infarction in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in New South Wales, Australia: a multilevel data linkage study

@inproceedings{Randall2012MortalityAA,
  title={Mortality after admission for acute myocardial infarction in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in New South Wales, Australia: a multilevel data linkage study},
  author={Deborah Anne Randall and Louisa Jorm and Sanja Lujic and Aiden J O’Loughlin and Timothy R Churches and Mary Mallek Haines and Sandra J. Eades and Alastair H. Leyland},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2012}
}
BackgroundHeart disease is a leading cause of the gap in burden of disease between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians. Our study investigated short- and long-term mortality after admission for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people admitted with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) to public hospitals in New South Wales, Australia, and examined the impact of the hospital of admission on outcomes.MethodsAdmission records were linked to mortality records for 60047 patients aged 25–84 years… CONTINUE READING
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