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Studies of external validation: Nagpur79

Validation study IDValidating population, location, date, description
Follow up
Population characteristics
Inclusion
Exclusion
Co-morbidity
Changes to methods.
Methods used for validation
Results
Attempt at recalibration
Authors conclusions: applicability in studied population.
Reviewer notes
Zodpey et al. 199479Nagpur, IndiaN=308
Men and women Hospital based case control study. Cases (n=140) were identified as having probable CHD (Epstein 1965). Controls (n=140) were age and sex matched patients with conditions other than CHD
CHD
Number classified as high or low risk in case and control patients
Wilcoxon estimate of predictive accuracy 0.69 (95% CI 0.63,0.76)Authors used case control study design with asymptomatic individuals. No true prospective validation

From: Appendix 6, Studies of external validation of risk-scoring methods (part complete)

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