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‘Your Heart Forecast’: a new approach for describing and communicating cardiovascular risk?

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  • Funding The development of the Heart Forecast into an electronic tool was funded by the National Heart Foundation of New Zealand and the University of Auckland. The Heart Forecast is a not-for-profit tool freely available to anyone to use via a web browser. The concepts may be copied and modified but not sold.

  • Competing interests SW and RJ have received funding from the Health Research Council of New Zealand and The Heart Foundation of New Zealand. SE has received a travel grant from the Pharmacy Guild. CW as an employee of Enigma Publishing Ltd received funding for the company from The Heart Foundation to provide software consulting, software development services, safety assurance of the developed product and collection and collation of end-user feedback.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; not externally peer reviewed.

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