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Uptake of the NHS Health Checks programme in a deprived, culturally diverse setting: cross-sectional study.

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BACKGROUND: The UK is embarking on a national cardiovascular risk assessment programme called NHS Health Checks; in order to be effective, high and equitable uptake is paramount. METHODS: A cross-sectional study, using data extracted from electronic medical records of persons aged 35-74 years estimated to be at a high risk of developing cardiovascular disease, to examine the uptake of the Health Checks using logistic regression and statin prescribing. RESULTS: A total of 44.8% of high risk p...

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Publisher copy:
10.1093/pubmed/fdr034
Journal:
Journal of public health (Oxford, England) More from this journal
Volume:
33
Issue:
3
Pages:
422-429
Publication date:
2011-09-01
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EISSN:
1741-3850
ISSN:
1741-3842

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