By neglecting deprivation, cardiovascular risk scoring will exacerbate social gradients in disease

Hugh Tunstall-Pedoe, Mark Woodward

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    Abstract

    Objective: To examine whether the efficiency and equity of cardiovascular risk scores that identify patients at high risk for preventive interventions are compromised by omitting social deprivation, which contributes to risk.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)307-310
    Number of pages4
    JournalHeart
    Volume92
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2006

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