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To evaluate the performance of the QRISK2-2011 score for predicting the 10 year risk of cardiovascular disease in an independent UK cohort of patients from general practice and to compare it with earlier versions of the model and a National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence version of the Framingham equation.

Original publication

DOI

10.1136/bmj.e4181

Type

Journal article

Journal

BMJ

Publication Date

2012

Volume

344

Addresses

Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Wolfson College Annexe, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6UD, UK. gary.collins@csm.ox.ac.uk

Keywords

Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Cardiovascular Diseases, Female, Forecasting, Great Britain, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Prospective Studies, Risk Assessment, Risk Factors