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Predictive accuracy of the Framingham coronary risk score in British men: prospective cohort study.

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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,...

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10.1136/bmj.327.7426.1267

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Brindle, P More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
Whincup, P More by this author
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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
327
Issue:
7426
Pages:
1267
Publication date:
2003-11-05
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:6499df54-2a2a-4735-96e4-a5ea4a4600c7
Source identifiers:
164547
Local pid:
pubs:164547

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