Trends in 10-year predicted risk of cardiovascular disease in the United States, 1976 to 2004.

@article{LpezJimnez2009TrendsI1,
  title={Trends in 10-year predicted risk of cardiovascular disease in the United States, 1976 to 2004.},
  author={Francisco Alejandro L{\'o}pez-Jim{\'e}nez and John A. Batsis and V{\'e}ronique L. Roger and Lee N. Brekke and Henry H. Ting and V. K. Somers},
  journal={Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes},
  year={2009},
  volume={2 5},
  pages={
          443-50
        }
}
BACKGROUND There have been significant bidirectional changes in the prevalence of cardiovascular (CV) risk factors over time in the United States, making the net trend in risk for incident CV disease unknown. We assessed these trends by applying the Framingham Heart Study prediction model to national data. METHODS AND RESULTS The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) II (1976-1980), NHANES III (1988-1994), and NHANES 1999-2004 are cross-sectional representative samples of… CONTINUE READING
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