Impact Of Sociodemographic Characteristics On Mortality Rates

According to a study published on November 2, 2018 in JAMA Network Open, a greater prevalence of characteristics associated with black race, but not race itself, was associated with higher mortality risk after acute myocardial infarction. The authors suggest that further understanding of the mechanism by which socioeconomic status affects survival may be an important target for future research. 

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