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Gender-Related Disparities in Care and Outcomes After Hospitalization for Coronary Artery Disease Among Older Adults

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Based on a cohort study of 49,358 patients ages 65 and older, researchers found that women were less likely to receive optimal care and more likely to have higher mortality if they received suboptimal care. In addition, researchers discovered that blacks were more likely to die than whites regardless of the care they received.