Importance of socioeconomic status as a predictor of cardiovascular outcome and costs of care in women with suspected myocardial ischemia. Results from the national institutes of health, national heart, lung and blood institute-sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Income
  • Poverty
  • Women's Health

abstract

  • Economic disadvantage prominently affects cardiovascular disease outcomes for women with chest pain symptoms. These results further support a profound intertwining between poverty and poor health. Cardiovascular disease management strategies should focus on policies that track unmet healthcare needs and worsening clinical status for low-income women.

publication date

  • September 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2818766

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1089/jwh.2007.0596

PubMed ID

  • 18774893

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1081

end page

  • 92

volume

  • 17

number

  • 7