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Developing and validating a cardiovascular risk score for patients in the community with prior cardiovascular disease
  1. Katrina K Poppe1,2,
  2. Rob N Doughty2,3,
  3. Sue Wells1,
  4. Dudley Gentles1,
  5. Harry Hemingway4,
  6. Rod Jackson1,
  7. Andrew J Kerr1,5
  1. 1 School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
  2. 2 Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
  3. 3 Greenlane Cardiovascular Service, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
  4. 4 Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research and Institute of Health Informatics, University College London, London, UK
  5. 5 Counties Manukau District Health Board, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
  1. Correspondence to Dr Katrina K Poppe, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand ; k.poppe{at}auckland.ac.nz

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  • Contributors KKP and DG: analyses and model construction. KKP and AJK: manuscript drafting. RJ, SW and AJK: PREDICT study concept, design and implementation. All authors: critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content and approval of the final version.

  • Funding The PREDICT CVD study has been supported by the Health Research Council of NZ via project grants (03/183, 08/121) and a programme grant (11/800). KKP has received a Heart Foundation of NZ Research Fellowship, RND is the recipient of the Heart Foundation of NZ Chair of Heart Health and SW was the recipient of a Stevenson Fellowship in Health Innovation and Quality Improvement.Competing interests Outside of this study SW has received a research grant from Roche Diagnostics Ltd. Exeter, in the PDF the competing interest statement has bunched up and joined the funding statement.

  • Competing interests Outside of this study, SW has received a research grant from Roche Diagnostics.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commisioned; externally peer reviewed.

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  • Contributors KKP and DG: analyses and model construction. KKP and AJK: manuscript drafting. RJ, SW and AJK: PREDICT study concept, design and implementation. All authors: critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content and approval of the final version.

  • Funding The PREDICT CVD study has been supported by the Health Research Council of NZ via project grants (03/183, 08/121) and a programme grant (11/800). KKP has received a Heart Foundation of NZ Research Fellowship, RND is the recipient of the Heart Foundation of NZ Chair of Heart Health and SW was the recipient of a Stevenson Fellowship in Health Innovation and Quality Improvement.Competing interests Outside of this study SW has received a research grant from Roche Diagnostics Ltd. Exeter, in the PDF the competing interest statement has bunched up and joined the funding statement.

  • Competing interests Outside of this study, SW has received a research grant from Roche Diagnostics.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commisioned; externally peer reviewed.

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