Large-scale clinical epidemiology of stable angina in women and men

Harry Hemingway*, Alison McCallum, Martin Shipley, Kristiina Manderbacka, Pekka Martikainen, Ilmo Keskimäki

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Abstract

We performed a whole-country study using linked health care records in Finland and showed that stable angina as the initial symptomatic manifestation of coronary disease occurs as frequently in women as it does in men. Among easily recognized subgroups, the absolute rates of prognostic outcomes were similarly high in women and men.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)31-35
Number of pages5
JournalCardiology Review
Volume24
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2007

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