Myocardial infarction symptom recognition by the lay public: the role of gender and ethnicity.

STUDY OBJECTIVE To find out if gender and ethnicity are associated with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) symptom recognition and the recommendation of enlisting emergency medical services. DESIGN In an experiment, a random sample of the public was provided a scenario of a person experiencing symptoms of AMI; the gender of the character (male, female, or… (More)