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Performance of the QRISK cardiovascular risk prediction algorithm in an independent UK sample of patients from general practice: a validation study
  1. J Hippisley-Cox1,
  2. C Coupland1,
  3. Y Vinogradova1,
  4. J Robson2,
  5. P Brindle3
  1. 1
    Division of Primary Care, University Park, Nottingham, UK
  2. 2
    Centre for Health Sciences, Queen Mary’s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
  3. 3
    Avon Primary Care Research Collaborative, Bristol Primary Care Trust, Bristol, UK
  1. Professor J Hippisley-Cox, Division of Primary Care, 13th Floor, Tower Building, University Park, Nottingham NG2 7RD, UK; Julia.hippisley-cox{at}nottingham.ac.uk

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  • Funding: None.

  • Competing interests: The authors of this paper were the authors of the original QRISK paper.

  • Contributorship: The study was initiated and designed by all the authors. All authors contributed to the interpretation of the results and drafting of the paper. The analysis was undertaken by JHC and checked by YV and CC.

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  • Funding: None.

  • Competing interests: The authors of this paper were the authors of the original QRISK paper.

  • Contributorship: The study was initiated and designed by all the authors. All authors contributed to the interpretation of the results and drafting of the paper. The analysis was undertaken by JHC and checked by YV and CC.

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