Development and validation of stroke risk equation for Hong Kong Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes: the Hong Kong Diabetes Registry.
OBJECTIVE: We sought to develop stroke risk equations for Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes in Hong Kong. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: A total of 7,209 Hong Kong Chinese type 2 diabetic patients without a history of stroke at baseline were analyzed. The data were randomly and evenly divided into the training subsample and the test subsample. In the training subsample, stepwise Cox models were used to develop the risk equation. Validation of the U.K. Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) str...Expand abstract
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