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The impact of individualised cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk estimates and lifestyle advice on physical activity in individuals at high risk of CVD: a pilot 2 x 2 factorial understanding risk trial.

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BACKGROUND: There is currently much interest in encouraging individuals to increase physical activity in order to reduce CVD risk. This study has been designed to determine if personalised CVD risk appreciation can increase physical activity in adults at high risk of CVD. METHODS/DESIGN: In a 2 x 2 factorial design participants are allocated at random to a personalised 10-year CVD risk estimate or numerical CVD risk factor values (systolic blood pressure, LDL cholesterol and fasting glucose) ...

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10.1186/1475-2840-7-21

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Griffin, SJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM, Biomedical Research Centre
Journal:
Cardiovascular diabetology
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Pages:
21
Publication date:
2008
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EISSN:
1475-2840
ISSN:
1475-2840
URN:
uuid:bdc856e9-e0bd-4f3e-ae6a-9081b6176a51
Source identifiers:
4659
Local pid:
pubs:4659

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