Prediction of coronary heart disease risk by Framingham and SCORE risk assessments varies by socioeconomic position: results from a study in British men.

@article{Ramsay2011PredictionOC,
  title={Prediction of coronary heart disease risk by Framingham and SCORE risk assessments varies by socioeconomic position: results from a study in British men.},
  author={Sheena E. Ramsay and Richard W. Morris and Peter Whincup and Anna Olia Papacosta and Mary C. Thomas and Sasiwarang Goya Wannamethee},
  journal={European journal of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation : official journal of the European Society of Cardiology, Working Groups on Epidemiology & Prevention and Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={186-93}
}
AIM Evidence is limited on performance of the Framingham risk score (FRS) in different socioeconomic groups; similar limitations apply to the Systematic Coronary Risk Evaluation (SCORE). We examined the performance of coronary risk prediction systems in different socioeconomic groups in British men. METHODS AND RESULTS In a socially and geographically representative cohort of British men aged 40-59 between 1978 and 1980, predicted 10-year coronary heart disease (CHD) (fatal and non-fatal… CONTINUE READING
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