Ten-year risk prediction in French men using the Framingham coronary score: results from the national SU.VI.MAX cohort.

OBJECTIVE To evaluate the ability of the Framingham risk function to predict the 10-year coronary heart disease (CHD) risk in French men. METHODS 3440 men, aged 45 to 60 years, free of CHD at baseline, were selected from the SU.VI.MAX cohort. The expected number of event, obtained from applying the Framingham risk score to the baseline SU.VI.MAX… CONTINUE READING