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Matheny M, McPheeters ML, Glasser A, et al. Systematic Review of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment Tools [Internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2011 May. (Evidence Syntheses/Technology Assessments, No. 85.)

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Acronyms/Abbreviations

A/C

Albumin/creatinine ratio

Abbrev.

Abbreviation

AFT

Accelerated failure time

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

AIC

Akaike information criterion

APCSC

Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration

Apo A1

Apolipoprotein A1

Apo B

Apolipoprotein B

ARIC

Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities

ASSIGN

Assessing Cardiovascular Risk Using SIGN Guidelines

ATP-III

Adult Treatment Panel III

AUC

Area under the curve

Avg.

Average

BIC

Bayesian information criterion

BMI

Body mass index

BP

Blood pressure

BRHS

British Regional Heart Study

BWHH

British Women's Heart and Health cohort

Ca

Calcium

CABG

Coronary artery bypass graft

CACS

Coronary artery calcium score

CAD

Coronary artery disease

Cardiff DM

Cardiff Diabetes Database

CeVD

Cerebrovascular disease

CHA

Chicago Heart Association

Chb

Chambless

CHD

Coronary heart disease

CHF

Congestive heart failure

CHS

Cardiovascular Health Study

CI

Confidence interval

CMCS

Chinese Multi-Provincial Cohort Study

CP-Norway

Cardiovascular Program–Norway

CRF-X

Classical risk factors

CRM

CardioRisk Manager

CRP

C-reactive protein

CVA

Cardiovascular accident

CVD

Cardiovascular disease

CYA

Chicago Young Adults

D'Ag

D'Agostino

DARTS

Diabetes Audit and Research in Tayside, Scotland

DBP

Diastolic blood pressure

DM

Diabetes mellitus

DPCGI

Diverse Populations Collaborative Group Investigation

Dx

Diagnosis

ECG

Echocardiography

eGFR

Epidermal growth factor receptor

EKG

Electrocardiography

EPC

Evidence-based Practice Center

EPIC

European Prospective Investigation of Cancer

ESC

European Society of Cardiology

F/U

Followup

FamHx

Family history

FrRenal

French Renal cohort

FRS

Framingham Study

FRS-0

Framingham Offspring Study

HDFP

Hypertension Detection and Follow-Up Program

HDL

High-density lipoprotein

HgbA1c

Hemoglobin A1c

HHP

Honolulu Heart Program

HKD

Hong Kong Diabetes Registry cohort

HLGOF

Hosmer-Lemeshow Goodness-of-Fit

hsCRP

High-sensitivity C-reactive protein

HTN

Hypertension

INSIGHT

Intervention as a Goal in Hypertension Treatment

IQR

Interquartile range

JBSRC

Joint British Societies Risk Prediction Chart

JHSS

Johns Hopkins Sibling Study

L85

Leiden-85 cohort

LDL

Low-density lipoprotein

LpA

Lipoprotein(a)

LRCPS

Lipid Research Clinics Prevalence Study

LudwigU

Ludwig-Maximilians University

LVH

Left ventricular hypertrophy

MI

Myocardial infarction

MONICA

MONICA Augsburg cohort

MP-CVDRF

Monitoring Project on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factor

MRFIT

Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial

MUCA-I

Chinese Multi-Provincial Study I

MUCA-II

Chinese Multi-Provincial Study II

N, n

number

N/A

Not available

NAS

Normative Aging Study

NCS

Norwegian Counties Study

NDR

National Diabetes Registry

NHANES I

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey I

NHANES I-EFS

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey I Epidemiological Follow-up Study

NHANES II

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey II

NHIC

National Health Insurance Corporation

NHLBI

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

NHP

Newcastle Heart Project

NHS

National Health Service

NICE

Nationwide Instruction for Cardiovascular Education

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NorGov

Norwegian Government Study

NPHS-I

First Northwick Park Heart Study

NPHS-II

Second Northwick Park Heart Study

NSW

New South Wales

NTRF

Non-traditional risk factors

NZwork

New Zealand workers cohort

O/E

Observed-to-expected ratio

P, p

p value

PCI

Percutaneous coronary intervention

PDS

Poole Diabetes Study

PHS

Physicians Health Study

Post-AF

Post-atrial fibrillation

PREDICT

Prospective Evaluation of Diabetic Ischaemic Disease by Computed Tomography

PRHHP

Puerto Rico Heart Health Program

PRHS

Puerto Rico Heart Study

PRIME

Prospective Epidemiological Study of Myocardial Infarction

PROCAM

Prospective Cardiovascular Münster cohort

Pub.

Publication

PVD

Peripheral vascular disease

RCC

Rotterdam Coronary Calcification Study

REGICOR

Registre Gironi del Cor

RRS

Reynolds Risk Score

SAHS

San Antonio Heart Study

SBHW

South Bay Heart Watch

SBP

Systolic blood pressure

SCORE

Systematic Coronary Risk Evaluation

SFHS

St. Francis Heart Study

SHHEC

Scottish Heart Health Extended Cohort

SHS

Strong Heart Study

SMR

Standard mortality ratio

SNDR

Swedish National Diabetes Registry

Spec.

Specific

STULONG

Study of Atherosclerotic Risk Factors

SU.VI.MAX

Supplementation en Vitamines et Mineraux Antioxydants

TC

Total cholesterol

TC-HDL

Total cholesterol and high-density lipoprotein

TEP

Technical Expert Panel

THIN

The Health Improvement Network

TIA

Transient ischemic attack

UK

United Kingdom

UKPDS

United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study

ULSAM

Uppsala Longitudinal Study of Adult Men

US

United States

USA-PRC

United States of America–People's Republic of China Collaborative Study of Cardiovascular and Cardiopulmonary Epidemiology Research Group

USPSTF

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

val

Value

vars.

Variables

VERIFICA

Validez de la Ecuación de Riesgo Individual de Framingham de Incidentes Coronarios Adaptada (Validity of the Adapted Framingham Individual Risk Equation for Coronary Incidents Cohort)

VHM&PP

Vorarlberg Health Monitoring and Promotion Program

w/o

without

WESDR

Wisconsin Epidemiologic Study of Diabetic Retinopathy

WGHS

Women's Genome Health Study

WHI

Women's Health Initiative

WHS

Women's Health Study

wk(s)

weeks

WOSCOPS

West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Study

X

times

yr(s)

Years

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