Sex differences in hospital mortality following acute myocardial infarction in China: findings from a study of 45 852 patients in the COMMIT/CCS-2 study.

@article{Chen2011SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in hospital mortality following acute myocardial infarction in China: findings from a study of 45 852 patients in the COMMIT/CCS-2 study.},
  author={YiPing Chen and Lixin Jiang and Margaret A Peggy Smith and Hongchao Pan and Rory Collins and Richard Peto and Zhengming Chen},
  journal={Heart Asia},
  year={2011},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={104-10}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the sex difference in hospital mortality following ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in China. DESIGN Observational study of patients enrolled into a large trial, adjusting for age, presenting characteristics and hospital treatments using logistic regression. SETTINGS 1250 hospitals in China during 1999-2005. PATIENTS 42 683 STEMI patients, including 31 309 men and 11 374 women. INTERVENTION In the original trial, all patients received 162 mg of aspirin plus… CONTINUE READING