Geographic disparities in the incidence and outcomes of hospitalized myocardial infarction

Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 04/06/2012

In a large contemporary analysis of geographic trends in myocardial infarction (MI) epidemiology, the incidence of MI and associated mortality declined significantly in all US Census Divisions between 2000–2008. Although geographic disparities in MI incidence may have increased, regional differences in MI–associated mortality have narrowed.

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