Prevalence, determinants, and misclassification of myocardial infarction in the elderly.

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We evaluated the prevalence, determinants, and misclassification of different types of myocardial infarction in 3,272 men and women age 55 years or older. We defined self-reported myocardial infarction with electro-cardiographic evidence as "typical myocardial infarction." We defined self-reported myocardial infarction without electrocardiographic evidence… (More)

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