Socioeconomic disparities in outcomes after acute myocardial infarction.


BACKGROUND Patients of low socioeconomic status (SES) have higher mortality after acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Little is known about the underlying mechanisms or the relationship between SES and rehospitalization after AMI. METHODS We analyzed data from the PREMIER observational study, which included 2142 patients hospitalized with AMI from 18 US… (More)


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@article{Bernheim2007SocioeconomicDI, title={Socioeconomic disparities in outcomes after acute myocardial infarction.}, author={Susannah May Bernheim and John A Spertus and Kimberly J. Reid and Elizabeth H. Bradley and Rani A. Desai and Eric D. Peterson and Saif S. Rathore and Sharon-Lise T. Normand and P. Jones and Ali Rahimi and Harlan M. Krumholz}, journal={American heart journal}, year={2007}, volume={153 2}, pages={313-9} }