Racial disparities in cardiac rehabilitation initiation and the effect on survival.

@article{Prince2014RacialDI,
  title={Racial disparities in cardiac rehabilitation initiation and the effect on survival.},
  author={David Z Prince and Maria Sobolev and Ju Gao and Cynthia C. Taub},
  journal={PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation},
  year={2014},
  volume={6 6},
  pages={486-92}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine predictors of initiation and adherence, identify racial disparities, and compare the survival benefit of cardiac rehabilitation between a white and a unique predominantly non-white minority in an urban environment. DESIGN A retrospective cohort study. SETTING The outpatient cardiac rehabilitation program at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York. PATIENTS Consecutive patients (n = 822) referred to outpatient cardiac rehabilitation were evaluated. METHODS… CONTINUE READING
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