Risk associated with various definitions of family history of coronary heart disease. The Newcastle Family History Study II.

@article{Silberberg1998RiskAW,
  title={Risk associated with various definitions of family history of coronary heart disease. The Newcastle Family History Study II.},
  author={Jonathan Silberberg and John H Wlodarczyk and Jayne L. Fryer and Rommel Robertson and Michael John Hensley},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={147 12},
  pages={1133-9}
}
The authors carried out a population-based case-control study to estimate the risk of an acute coronary disease event associated with various definitions of a family history of coronary heart disease (CHD). A detailed family history questionnaire was completed by 403 cases and 236 controls in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia from 1992 to 1994. Odds ratios of an acute coronary disease event adjusted for proband age and sex ranged from 2.7 (95% confidence interval (CI) 1.8-4.1) for the… CONTINUE READING

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