Does economic development contribute to sex differences in ischaemic heart disease mortality? Hong Kong as a natural experiment using a case-control study
- Sex-related differences in prognosis after myocardial infarction: changes from 1978 to 2007. Grau, María; Sala, Cristina; Sala, Joan; Masia, Rafael; Vila, Joan; Subirana, Isaac; Ramos, Rafel; Elosua, Roberto; Brugada, Ramón; Marrugat, Jaume // European Journal of Epidemiology;Nov2012, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p847
Women with myocardial infarction (MI) have shown a 28-day survival disadvantage compared with men. However, results were less consistent when considering long-term mortality in 28-day survivors. The aim was to estimate the trends for sex-related differences in the three endpoints considered for...
- The Gender Gap in Coronary Heart Disease Mortality: Is There a Difference between Blacks and Whites? Ho, Jennifer E.; Paultre, Furcy; Mosca, Lori // Journal of Women's Health (15409996);Mar2005, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p117
Background: The gender difference (gender gap) in mortality due to coronary heart disease (CHD) decreases with age. This relationship has not been well characterized in diverse populations. Methods: To examine the gender gap in CHD mortality across age groups and to compare the age dependency of...
- Women are less likely than men to undergo diagnostic testing for coronary artery disease. // Modern Medicine;Sep97, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p14
Reports that the Manitoba Health Reform Impact Study has found that physicians are not as aggressive in treating women with coronary heart disease as they are in treating men. Sex differences in exercise testing; Consumption of aspirin.
- Coronary disease: The leading killer. Hennekens, Charles H.; Judelson, Debra Ruth // Patient Care;8/15/1996, Vol. 30 Issue 13, p116
Focuses on the occurrence of coronary heart disease in women. Risk factors include hypertension; Cigarette smoking; Obesity; Age, race, and family history; Strategies for prevention includes reducing or eliminating significant risk factors; Possible explanations why women fare poorly than men...
- CHD incidence: A few risk factors erode women's advantage over men. // Modern Medicine;May95, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p53
Presents an abstract of the article `Risk Factors That Attenuate the Female Coronary Disease Advantage,' by W.B. Kannel and P.W.F. Wilson published in the periodical `Archives of Internal Medicine,' dated January 9, 1995.
- Gender Differences in Genetic Risk Profiles for Cardiovascular Disease. Silander, Kaisa; Alanne, Mervi; Kristiansson, Kati; Saarela, Olli; Ripatti, Samuli; Auro, Kirsi; Karvanen, Juha; Kulathinal, Sangita; Niemelä, Matti; Ellonen, Pekka; Vartiainen, Erkki; Jousilahti, Pekka; Saarela, Janna; Kuulasmaa, Kari; Evans, Alun; Perola, Markus; Salomaa, Veikko; Peltonen, Leena // PLoS ONE;2008, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p1
Background: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) incidence, complications and burden differ markedly between women and men. Although there is variation in the distribution of lifestyle factors between the genders, they do not fully explain the differences in CVD incidence and suggest the existence of...
- The Evaluation of Chest Pain in Women. Douglas, Pamela S.; Ginsburg, Geoffrey S. // New England Journal of Medicine;5/16/96, Vol. 334 Issue 20, p1311
Asserts that although the evaluation of chest pain in women is a critical step in the care of women with coronary heart disease, it is a point at which women are likely to be treated differently than men. The stronger predictive value of risk factors which is marked in young women; Suggestion...
- Discordant age and sex-specific trends in the incidence of a first coronary heart disease event in Western Australia from 1996 to 2007. Briffa, Tom; Nedkoff, Lee; Peeters, Anna; Tonkin, Andrew; Hung, Joseph; Ridout, Stephen C.; Knuiman, Matthew // Heart;Mar2011, Vol. 97 Issue 5, p400
Objective To determine age- and sex-specific population trends in fatal and non-fatal first coronary heart disease (CHD) events in Western Australia from 1996 to 2007. Design Longitudinal retrospective population study. Setting State-wide population. Patients All residents aged 35-84 years...
- Where are the women in studies of coronary heart disease? Khaw, Kay-Tee // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/1/93, Vol. 306 Issue 6886, p1145
Focuses on the coronary heart disease in women. Recognition of the disease as the leading cause of morbidity and disability among women; gender differences in the management of coronary artery disease; Impact of medical research on health outcomes.