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Absolute cardiovascular disease risk and lipid-lowering therapy among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians

Calabria, Bianca; Korda, Rosemary; Lovett, Raymond; Fernando, Peter; Martin, Tanya; Malamoo, Leone; Welsh, Jennifer; Banks, Emily


Objective: To quantify absolute cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their use of lipid-lowering therapies. Design, participants: Cross-sectional analysis of nationally representative data from 2820 participants aged 18–74 years who provided biomedical data for the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Measures Survey component of the 2012–13 Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey. Main outcome measures:...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Medical Journal of Australia
DOI: 10.5694/mja17.00897


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