Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 28th, 2008
"To investigate whether mortality from severe sepsis was higher in men than in women and whether the difference varied with menopausal status, we studied 1,692 patients with severe sepsis included in the OutcomeRea database over an 8-year period. We conducted a nested case-control study, accurately matching men and women on three criteria: a death propensity score, age, and center. Subgroup analyses were performed on individuals <= 50 years old (men vs...
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