Sudden cardiac death in Hispanic Americans and African Americans.

@article{Gillum1997SuddenCD,
  title={Sudden cardiac death in Hispanic Americans and African Americans.},
  author={Richard F Gillum},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1997},
  volume={87 9},
  pages={1461-6}
}
OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to estimate rates of sudden cardiac death in US Hispanics and African Americans. METHODS Data on coronary deaths occurring outside of the hospital or in emergency rooms were examined for 1992. RESULTS In 1992, 53% (8194) of coronary heart disease deaths among Hispanic Americans 25 years of age and older occurred outside of the hospital or in emergency rooms. The percentage was lower among Hispanics than among non-Hispanic Whites and Blacks. Age-adjusted… CONTINUE READING

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