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For nonspecific chest pain, about 54.4% of hospital stays were for
women 45 to 64 years of age. Women constituted 73.9% of nonspecific chest pain stays among patients 85 years of age–higher than for any other condition examined.

Rosamond W, Flegal K, Furie K, Go A, et al. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics- 2008 Update. Circulation. 2008; 117. http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/short/117/4/e25

Reference

Title
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics- 2008 Update
Publication
Circulation
Publication Date
2008
Authors
Rosamond W, Flegal K, Furie K, Go A, et al
URL
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  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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