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PROCAM Assmann 1990

Derivation of prognostic modelAssmann 1990146
Location & dateMunster, Germany
1979–1985
Population characteristicsAge 40–65
N=2,815
100% male
Male employees of companies and local government authorities
4 year follow up
Inclusion, co-morbidityNo history of MI, stroke, ECG evidence of IHD, angina pectoris
Risk factorsAge
Cholesterol

HDL cholesterol

Systolic blood pressure

Smoking

Diabetes

Angina

Family history of MI
OutcomeMyocardial infarction
Prediction period4 years
Statistical methodsMultiple logistic regression analysis
PracticalEquation (not shown)
Authors notesSuggested primary prevention strategy
Modifications, tools or guidelines
External validationAssmann 1990146 Helsinki Heart Study
Convergent validation
Trials of health outcomes

From: Appendix 3, Prognostic models or risk scoring methods for use in targeting primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases (part completed)

Cover of A Systematic Review of Risk Scoring Methods and Clinical Decision Aids Used in the Primary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease (Supplement)
A Systematic Review of Risk Scoring Methods and Clinical Decision Aids Used in the Primary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease (Supplement) [Internet].
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 67S.
Beswick AD, Brindle P, Fahey T, et al.
Copyright © 2008, Royal College of General Practitioners.

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