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Lower levels of education are associated with increased risks of heart failure

9 December 2010

Results from a large European study suggest that poorly educated people are more likely to be admitted to hospital with chronic heart failure than the better educated, even after differences in lifestyle have been taken into account. The study is published online today (Thursday 9 December) in the European Heart Journal.

Read the paper: Level of education and risk of heart failure: a prospective cohort study with echocardiography evaluation

Published in European Heart Journal, Advanced Access, 8 December 2010

Read the press release here.