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Validity of the Framingham point scores in the elderly: results from the Rotterdam study.

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BACKGROUND: The National Cholesterol Education Program recommends assessing 10-year risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in individuals free of established CHD with the Framingham Point Scores (FPS). Individuals with a risk >20% are classified as high risk and are candidates for preventive intervention. We aimed to validate the FPS in a European population of elderly subjects. METHODS: Subjects free of established CHD at baseline were selected from the Rotterdam study, a population-based ...

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10.1016/j.ahj.2007.03.022

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
American heart journal
Volume:
154
Issue:
1
Pages:
87-93
Publication date:
2007-07-05
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EISSN:
1097-6744
ISSN:
0002-8703
URN:
uuid:5e113a16-8170-42a0-be91-5d352f7866e4
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113047
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pubs:113047

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