Sex-Specific Trends in Incidence and Mortality for Urban and Rural Ambulatory Patients with Heart Failure in Eastern Ontario from 1994 to 2013.

@article{Sun2018SexSpecificTI,
  title={Sex-Specific Trends in Incidence and Mortality for Urban and Rural Ambulatory Patients with Heart Failure in Eastern Ontario from 1994 to 2013.},
  author={L. Sun and J. Tu and H. Sherrard and N. Rodger and T. Coutinho and M. Turek and Elizabeth Chan and H. Tulloch and L. McDonnell and L. Mielniczuk},
  journal={Journal of cardiac failure},
  year={2018},
  volume={24 9},
  pages={
          568-574
        }
}
BACKGROUND Differences in outcomes have previously been reported between urban and rural settings across a multitude of chronic diseases. Whether these discrepancies have changed over time, and how sex may influence these findings is unknown for patients with ambulatory heart failure (HF). We examined the temporal incidence and mortality trends by geography in these patients. METHODS AND RESULTS We conducted a retrospective cohort study of 36,175 eastern Ontario residents who were diagnosed… Expand
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