Title

The effect of Hispanic ethnicity on surgical outcomes: An analysis of the NSQIP database.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-1-2019

Abstract

Highlights

•Postoperative mortality lower in Hispanics than Whites, Blacks, and American Indians.

•Surgical complications lower in Hispanics than Whites, Blacks, and American Indians.
•Higher rate of select postoperative complications in Hispanics compared to Asians.
•Provides evidence for the Hispanic Epidemiological Paradox in surgical outcomes.

DOI

10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.10.004

Share

COinS