Heart attacks in men pre and post testosterone therapy by age group 2014

This statistic displays the rates of myocardial infarction in men before and after testosterone therapy by age group as of 2014. For those over 65 years, rate ratio for post- to pre-testosterone therapy was 1.17. Testosterone therapy has been used to diminish the affects of aging in men. There has been some studies done on the possibility that testosterone therapy may increase the risk of myocardial infarction, or heart attacks.

Myocardical infarction among men before and after testosterone therapy as of 2014, by age group*

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Source

Release date

January 2014

Region

United States

Survey time period

2014

Supplementary notes

* Rates of myocardial infarction per 1,000 persons per year (PY) in men under age 65 years and those age 65 years and older, in pre- and post-prescription intervals for an initial prescription for testosterone therapy rate ratios (RR). All values are based on data from 2006 to 2010, including patient-specific enrollment history, year of birth, gender, inpatient and outpatient diagnoses (ICD-9 codes) and treatments, and outpatient prescriptions.

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