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South Asians and coronary disease: is there discordance between effects on incidence and prognosis?Zaman, M Justin S; Philipson, Pete; Chen, Ruoling; Farag, Ahmed; Shipley, Martin; Marmot, Michael G; Timmis, Adam D; Hemingway, Harry (BMJ, 2013-05-01)To determine whether the effect of South Asian ethnicity differs between studies of incidence and prognosis of coronary disease. Systematic literature review and meta-analysis, and cohort analysis from a national acute coronary syndrome (ACS) registry linked to mortality (National Institute of Cardiovascular Outcomes Research/Myocardial Infarction National Audit Project). International for the review, and England and Wales for the cohort analysis. The numbers of South Asians included in the meta-analysis were 111 555 (incidence) and 14 531 (prognosis) of whom 8251 were from the ACS cohort.