Type A behavior and angiographically documented coronary atherosclerosis in a sample of 2,289 patients.

@article{Williams1988TypeAB,
  title={Type A behavior and angiographically documented coronary atherosclerosis in a sample of 2,289 patients.},
  author={Redford B. Williams and John Calvin Barefoot and Thomas L. Haney and Frank E. Harrell and James A. Blumenthal and David B. Pryor and Bercedis L. Peterson},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={1988},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={139-52}
}
To determine the relationship between Type A behavior pattern and angiographically documented coronary atherosclerosis (CAD), we analyzed risk factor, behavioral, and angiographic data collected on 2,289 patients undergoing diagnostic coronary angiography at Duke University Medical Center between 1974 and 1980. Multivariable analyses using ordinal logistic regression techniques showed that Type A behavior as assessed by the structured interview (SI) is significantly associated with CAD severity… CONTINUE READING

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