Race and sex differences in rates of invasive cardiac procedures in US hospitals. Data from the National Hospital Discharge Survey.

@article{Giles1995RaceAS,
  title={Race and sex differences in rates of invasive cardiac procedures in US hospitals. Data from the National Hospital Discharge Survey.},
  author={Wayne H. Giles and Robert F. Anda and Michele L. Casper and L V Galindo Escobedo and Herman A. Taylor},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={155 3},
  pages={318-24}
}
BACKGROUND Lower rates of invasive cardiac procedures have been reported for blacks and women than for white men. However, few studies have adjusted for differences in the type of hospital of admission, insurance status, and disease severity. SETTING, DESIGN, AND PARTICIPANTS: Data from the National Hospital Discharge Survey were used to investigate race and sex differences in rates of cardiac catheterization, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, and coronary artery bypass surgery… CONTINUE READING

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