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Ethnic group differences in cardiovascular risk assessment scores: national cross-sectional study.

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OBJECTIVES: There are marked inequalities in cardiovascular disease (CVD) incidence and outcomes between ethnic groups. CVD risk scores are increasingly used in preventive medicine and should aim to accurately reflect differences between ethnic groups. Ethnicity, as an independent risk factor for CVD, can be accounted for in CVD risk scores primarily using two methods, either directly incorporating it as a risk factor in the algorithm or through a post hoc adjustment of risk. We aim to compar...

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Dalton, AR More by this author
Millett, C More by this author
Publisher:
Routledge
Journal:
Ethnicity and health
Volume:
19
Issue:
4
Pages:
367-384
Publication date:
2014-08-05
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EISSN:
1465-3419
ISSN:
1355-7858
URN:
uuid:7f158934-8b15-44e0-ae60-3a8947bd235d
Source identifiers:
398549
Local pid:
pubs:398549

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