Association of race with complications and prognosis following acute coronary syndromes.
The baseline characteristics, complications, and survival of 489 black and 6,890 non-black patients with acute coronary syndromes were studied. Important racial differences were observed in demographic features, atherosclerosis risk factors, and treatment strategies; however, despite these differences, no independent difference was observed in clinical outcomes according to race. The 1-year mortality rate was 2.9% for black patients and 2.5% for non-black patients (p = 0.93).
Asher, CR; Moliterno, DJ; Bhapkar, MV; McGuire, DK; Rao, SV; Holmes, DR; Newby, LK; Bates, ER; Topol, EJ; SYMPHONY and 2nd SYMPHONY Investigators,
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