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Hospital Care for Heart Attacks Among First Nations, Inuit and Métis

Creator: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Geography: North America, Canada

Categories: Aboriginal Health, Cardiovascular Disease

Tags: aboriginal health, admissions, cardiovascular diseases, deaths/mortality, discharges, ethnicity, health outcomes, hospital care, hospitalization

Date: 2004-2011

URL: https://secure.cihi.ca/free_products/HeartAttacksFirstNationsEn-Web.pdf

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PDF, 84 pages.

“This report aims to fill an important gap in our knowledge of cardiac health among First Nations, Inuit and Métis and more specifically of whether disparities exist in the rate of heart attacks and in treatment-related factors and outcomes among First Nations, Inuit and Métis compared with others in Canada.”