Association between income and control of cardiovascular risk factors after acute coronary syndrome

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serval:BIB_A37C69006DEE
Type
Inproceedings: an article in a conference proceedings.
Collection
Publications
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Title
Association between income and control of cardiovascular risk factors after acute coronary syndrome
Title of the conference
European Heart Journal
Author(s)
Moschetti K., Jaquet E, Bodenmann P., Cornuz J., Muller O., Nanchen D.
ISSN
0195-668X
1522-9645
Publication state
Published
Issued date
01/08/2017
Volume
38
Number
Supl. 1
Language
english
Abstract
Background: New preventive strategies recommended after acute coronary syndrome (ACS) such as the prescription PCSK9 inhibitors drugs are expensive, and may be limited to people with high socio-economic status. However, in countries with universal health insurance coverage like in Switzerland, income shouldn't influence optimal control of cardiovascular risk factors (CVRF).
Purpose: We aim to assess the association between income and control of CVRF one-year after ACS in Switzerland.
Methods: Between January 2013 and August 2014, we studied 244 patients from a prospective cohort of patients hospitalized with ACS in one academic center in Switzerland. We assessed household income at baseline and at one-year follow-up with a validated self-reported questionnaire, and stratified patients in 3 income categories (1) high defined as more than 9000 CHF per month, medium, defined...
Keywords
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
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05/04/2018 15:28
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20/08/2019 16:09
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