Determinants of the decline in mortality from acute myocardial infarction in England between 2002 and 2010: linked national database study.
OBJECTIVE: To report trends in event and case fatality rates for acute myocardial infarction and examine the relative contributions of changes in these rates to changes in total mortality from acute myocardial infarction by sex, age, and geographical region between 2002 and 2010. DESIGN: Population based study using person linked routine hospital and mortality data. SETTING: England. PARTICIPANTS: 840,175 people of all ages who were admitted to hospital for acute myocardial infarction or died...Expand abstract
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