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  1. Estimation of CHD risk in a french working population using a modified framingham model.

    Article - En anglais

    We adapt a recent model from the Framingham study (Circulation 1991 ; 83 : 356-362) to predict CHD in France for both sexes over a large age range.

    Calculations were based on data from the French PCV-METRA study.

    In France, the Paris Prospective Study model could predict CHD but only for men aged 43-53 years.

    Applied to men 43-53 years from the PCV-METRA, the Framingham model estimated a 5-year CHD risk (4%) lower than the risk reported in the Framingham sample, but significantly higher than the risk estimated by the French model (2%). Differences in estimated CHD risk between the Framingham and the PCV-METRA samples were explained for only 30% by adjustment on major CHD risk factors (mainly HDL-cholesterol and tobacco).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Cardiopathie coronaire, Modèle statistique, Prédiction, France, Europe, Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Homme, Appareil circulatoire pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Coronary heart disease, Statistical model, Prediction, France, Europe, Epidemiology, Risk factor, Human, Cardiovascular disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0051683

    Code Inist : 002B12A03. Création : 09/06/1995.