Socioeconomic Status and the Course of Quality of Life in Older Patients with Coronary Heart Disease

@article{Barbareschi2009SocioeconomicSA,
  title={Socioeconomic Status and the Course of Quality of Life in Older Patients with Coronary Heart Disease},
  author={Giorgio Barbareschi and Robbert Sanderman and Gertrudis Ijm Kempen and Adelita V Ranchor},
  journal={International Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={16},
  pages={197 - 204}
}
BACKGROUND Previous research suggests that socioeconomic status (SES) might be related to the course of quality of life (QoL) in coronary heart disease (CHD) patients. The authors sought to determine whether there are differences in the course of QoL before and after the incidence of CHD among older persons of differing SES. METHOD Two hundred two CHD patients were followed up longitudinally using a community-based survey. Data on patients' QoL were collected before the diagnosis and at three… CONTINUE READING

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