• Sex, race gap in secondary stroke prevention attributed to income, education

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Income and education play a role in significant sex and racial disparities in secondary stroke preventive measures, according to data presented at the International Stroke Conference.
    Paul M. Ndunda, MD, and Tabitha M. Muutu, MD, of the department of internal medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, sought to study the sex and racial differences in the use of secondary preventive measures in patients with stroke and identify associated factors by analyzing data from the 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System composed of 18,269 patients (mean age, 67 years; 58% women,
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