Study reveals why Blacks die from heart disease at higher rate than Whites

April 1996
Jet;4/22/96, Vol. 89 Issue 23, p23
Reports that Black heart patients die at a significantly higher rate than their White counterparts, according to a study of Duke University Medical Center. Percentage of higher risk of dying of the Blacks with heart disease than Whites; Blacks' mortality rate; Part of the difference in long-term outcomes of Blacks; Reason for the increased mortality rate.


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