Risk of Incident Coronary Heart Disease Events in Men Compared to Women by Menopause Type and Race Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • African Americans
  • Coronary Disease
  • European Continental Ancestry Group
  • Health Status Disparities
  • Menopause
  • Myocardial Infarction

abstract

  • Sex differences in the risk of incident CHD events were larger among whites than blacks and varied by type of menopause. Women consistently had a lower risk of incident CHD death than men, but the magnitude of sex differences was greater in whites than blacks for nonfatal events, regardless of menopause type.

publication date

  • July 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4608073

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/JAHA.115.001881

PubMed ID

  • 26133958

Additional Document Info

volume

  • 4

number

  • 7