Predictive accuracy of the Framingham coronary risk score in British men: prospective cohort study.
OBJECTIVE: To establish the predictive accuracy of the Framingham risk score for coronary heart disease in a representative British population. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: 24 towns in the United Kingdom. PARTICIPANTS: 6643 British men aged 40-59 years and free from cardiovascular disease at entry into the British regional heart study. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Comparison of observed 10 year coronary heart disease mortality and event rates with predicted rates for each individual,...Expand abstract
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