Social networks are associated with lower mortality rates among women with suspected coronary disease: the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-Sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation study.

@article{Rutledge2004SocialNA,
  title={Social networks are associated with lower mortality rates among women with suspected coronary disease: the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-Sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation study.},
  author={Thomas R. Rutledge and Steven E. Reis and Marian B. Olson and Jane Owens and Sheryl F. Kelsey and Carl J Pepine and Sunil V. Mankad and William J. Rogers and C Noel Bairey Merz and George S Sopko and Carol E. Cornell and Barry L. Sharaf and Karen A. Matthews},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={66 6},
  pages={882-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the association between social relationships measured by the Social Network Scale and coronary artery disease (CAD) risk and mortality among a sample of women with suspected CAD. METHODS Five hundred three women (mean age, 59 years) with suspected CAD warranting clinical investigation completed a diagnostic protocol including… CONTINUE READING