The gender gap in risk factor control: Effects of age and education on the control of cardiovascular risk factors in male and female coronary patients. The EUROASPIRE IV study by the European Society of Cardiology


De Smedt D., De Bacquer D., De Sutter J., Dallongeville J., Gevaert S., De Backer G., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.209, pp.284-290, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 209
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.02.015
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.284-290

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate gender related differences in the management and risk factor control of patients with coronary heart disease (CHD), taking into account their age and educational level.