Gender differences in patient perceptions of involvement in myocardial infarction care.

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Gender differences in the clinical presentation, treatment and outcomes of myocardial infarction (MI) have been demonstrated. However, few studies have examined gender differences in patients' perceptions of involvement in MI care, and whether differing levels of involvement might be associated with gender differences in treatment and outcome. OBJECTIVE: To examine possible gender differences in MI patients' perceptions of their involvement during hospitalization. METHODS: Questionnaire study conducted in 2005-2006 among MI patients under the age of 75 at eleven hospitals. Patient ratings of their involvement during hospitalization were analyzed for age-stratified gender differences. RESULTS: Younger (

Author-supplied keywords

  • ATTITUDE TO HEALTH
  • PATIENT DISCHARGE
  • PATIENT SATISFACTION
  • SEX CHARACTERISTICS
  • adaptation, psychological
  • adult
  • aged
  • female
  • humans
  • inpatients; psychology
  • male
  • middle aged
  • myocardial infarction; nursing; PSYCHOLOGY
  • patient participation
  • psychometrics
  • questionnaires
  • risk reduction behavior

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  • Arnetz JE

  • Arnetz BB

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