02/23/2012 08:44 am ET

Women More Likely To Have Deadly 'Silent' Heart Attacks

They tend to have more deadly 'silent' heart attacks and consequently fail to call a doctor in time, according to US research.

Taking absolute numbers, men under 65 are almost three times more likely to have a heart attack than women of the same age.

But if the survival chances of individual male and female heart attack patients are examined, the picture is quite different.

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