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Predicting the Risk of Fatal Cardiovascular Disease in a European Using the Data Tables from the SCORE Project

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The risk of fatal cardiovascular disease in a European within the next 10 years can be predicted based on several clinical parameters. This can help identify a patient who may benefit from aggressive therapy and can be used to educate the patient about the risks of various factors. The data was part of the SCORE (Systematic COronary Risk Evaluation) project.

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