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Estimated 10-year cardiovascular risk in a British population: results of a national screening project.

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OBJECTIVE: To estimate 10-year cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk using the risk equation and risk categories of the Joint British Societies' Guidelines on Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Clinical Practice (2005). METHODS: A cross-sectional CVD screening programme was conducted in 35 towns in Great Britain. In total, 27,776 men and 43,261 women aged at least 18 years were screened. The estimated 10-year risk of CVD was calculated and directly standardised to the population of Great Bri...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Journal:
International journal of clinical practice
Volume:
62
Issue:
9
Pages:
1322-1331
Publication date:
2008-09-01
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EISSN:
1742-1241
ISSN:
1368-5031
Source identifiers:
34386
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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