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Effectiveness of a national cardiovascular disease risk assessment program (NHS Health Check): results after one year.

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OBJECTIVE: We aimed to assess whether the National Health Service (NHS) Health Check, a systematic cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment and management program, was associated with reduction in CVD risk in attendees after one year. METHODS: We extracted data from patients aged 40-74 years, with high estimated CVD risk, who were registered with general practices in a deprived, culturally diverse setting in England. We included 4748 patients at baseline (July 2008-November 2009), with 37...

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10.1016/j.ypmed.2013.05.002

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Dalton, AR More by this author
Millett, C More by this author
Journal:
Preventive medicine
Volume:
57
Issue:
2
Pages:
129-134
Publication date:
2013-08-05
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EISSN:
1096-0260
ISSN:
0091-7435
URN:
uuid:0a6f680c-05fe-4f9c-9c4d-c7e60b81708d
Source identifiers:
400766
Local pid:
pubs:400766

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