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Framingham-Leaverton

Derivation of prognostic modelLeaverton et al. 1987132
Location & dateFramingham USA
1960–1964
Population characteristicsAge 40–74 years
N=4103
Men and women, nearly 100% white
Prospective community cohort. Representative sample of Framingham, Massachusetts
10 year follow up
Inclusion, co-morbidity
Risk factorsAge
Sex
Systolic blood pressure
Serum cholesterol
Cigarette smoking (no, yes)
OutcomeCHD death
Prediction period10 years
Statistical methodsMultiple logistic function
Practical
Authors notes
Modifications, tools or guidelines
External validationKnuiman et al. 199730 Busselton Study
Leaverton et al. 1987(60326} NHANES1
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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