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  1. Jill P Pell
  1. Public Health Section, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
  1. Correspondence to Professor Jill P Pell, Public Health Section, University of Glasgow, 1 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK; j.pell{at}

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The Authors' reply: Boyle's letter1 misrepresents the aims of our study. Existing guidelines (eg, SIGN and JBS2) recommend that primary prevention should be targeted at people at a high global risk (>20% risk …

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