Framingham risk score and prediction of coronary heart disease death in young men.


BACKGROUND We tested the ability of the Framingham Risk Score (FRS) and the online ATP III risk estimator to estimate risk and to predict 10-year and longer-term coronary heart disease (CHD) death in younger adults (age 18-39 years). Although prediction with individual risk factors has been tested in individuals <30 years, current multivariate risk… (More)


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