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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.

American Heart Association. 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
American Heart Association
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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