Estimating the high risk group for cardiovascular disease in the Norwegian HUNT 2 population according to the 2003 European guidelines: modelling study.

@article{Getz2005EstimatingTH,
  title={Estimating the high risk group for cardiovascular disease in the Norwegian HUNT 2 population according to the 2003 European guidelines: modelling study.},
  author={Linn Getz and Johann Agust Sigurdsson and Irene Hetlevik and Anna Luise Kirkengen and Solfrid Romundstad and Jostein Holmen},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2005},
  volume={331 7516},
  pages={551}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the high risk group for cardiovascular disease in a well defined Norwegian population according to European guidelines and the systematic coronary risk evaluation system. DESIGN Modelling study. SETTING Nord-Tröndelag health study 1995-7 (HUNT 2), Norway. PARTICIPANTS 5548 participants of the Nord-Tröndelag health study 1995-7, aged 40, 50, 55, 60, and 65. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Distribution of risk categories for cardiovascular disease, with emphasis on the high… CONTINUE READING
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