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An independent external validation and evaluation of QRISK cardiovascular risk prediction: a prospective open cohort study.

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OBJECTIVE: To independently evaluate the performance of the QRISK score for predicting 10 year risk of cardiovascular disease in an independent UK cohort of patients from general practice and compare the performance with Framingham equations. DESIGN: Prospective open cohort study. SETTING: 274 practices from England and Wales contributing to the THIN database. PARTICIPANTS: 1.07 million patients, registered between 1 January 1995 and 1 April 2006, aged 35-74 years (5.4 million person years) w...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/bmj.b2584
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.) More from this journal
Volume:
339
Pages:
b2584
Publication date:
2009-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:272032
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uuid:6e986d26-2fa3-4743-aad4-d5cb6c240950
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pubs:272032
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272032
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2013-11-16

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