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Socioeconomic Inequalities in the Prescription of Oral Anticoagulants in Stroke Patients With Atrial Fibrillation.

Authors
  • Sjölander, Maria
  • Eriksson, Marie
  • Asplund, Kjell
  • Norrving, Bo
  • Glader, Eva-Lotta
Type
Published Article
Journal
Stroke
Publisher
Ovid Technologies Wolters Kluwer -American Heart Association
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2015
Volume
46
Issue
8
Pages
2220–2225
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.009718
PMID: 26081841
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Differences by age, income, education, and country of birth were found in the prescribing of OACs after stroke. Differences were not explained by common risk factors. This indicates socioeconomic inequalities in the prescribing of preventive treatment after stroke.

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