Rates of Atrial Fibrillation in Black Versus White Patients With Pacemakers Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • African Americans
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Pacing, Artificial
  • European Continental Ancestry Group
  • Health Status Disparities
  • Pacemaker, Artificial

abstract

  • In a population-based sample of patients with pacemakers, black patients had a lower rate of AF compared with white patients. These findings indicate that the persistent racial disparities in rates of ischemic stroke are likely to be related to factors other than undiagnosed AF.

publication date

  • January 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4802468

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/JAHA.115.002492

PubMed ID

  • 26873685

Additional Document Info

volume

  • 5

number

  • 2