Cardiovascular risk profile and frailty in a population-based study of older British men

@inproceedings{Ramsay2015CardiovascularRP,
  title={Cardiovascular risk profile and frailty in a population-based study of older British men},
  author={Sheena E. Ramsay and D S Arianayagam and P. H. Whincup and Lucy T. Lennon and Jo Cryer and Anna Olia Papacosta and Stephen Iliffe and Sasiwarang Goya Wannamethee},
  booktitle={Heart},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Frailty in older age is known to be associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. However, the extent to which frailty is associated with the CVD risk profile has been little studied. Our aim was to examine the associations of a range of cardiovascular risk factors with frailty and to assess whether these are independent of established CVD. METHODS Cross-sectional study of a socially representative sample of 1622 surviving men aged 71-92 examined in 2010-2012 across 24 British… CONTINUE READING
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