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BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 06 March 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:626

Bias in selection for cardiac catheterisation: American women and black people may be less likely to be referred for cardiac catheterisation than men and white people, according to a new study (New England Journal of Medicine 1999;340:618-626). Black women were significantly less likely to be referred for catheterisation than white men. The study used computerised survey instruments involving 720 primary care doctors who were …

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