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Absolute risk of cardiovascular disease events, and blood pressure- and lipid-lowering therapy in Australia

Banks, Emily; Crouch, Simon; Korda, Rosemary; Stavreski, Bill; Page, Karen; Thurber, Katherine; Grenfell, Robert


Objective: To quantify absolute cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk and treatment in Australian adults. Design, participants: Cross-sectional representative study of 9564 people aged 18 years or more who had participated in the 2011–12 Australian National Health Measures Survey (response rate for those aged 45–74 years: 46.5%). Main outcome measures: Prior CVD was ascertained and 5-year absolute risk of a primary CVD event calculated (using the Australian National Vascular Disease...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Medical Journal of Australia
DOI: 10.5694/mja15.01004
Access Rights: Open Access


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