The Framingham scores overestimated the risk for coronary heart disease in Japanese, Hispanic, and Native American cohorts

Kent, David M.; Griffith, John
January 2002
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 136 Issue 1, p36
Academic Journal
Presents an abstract of the study 'Validation of the Framingham Coronary Heart Disease Prediction Scores. Results of a Multiple Ethnic Groups Investigation,' by R. B. D'Agostino Sr., S. Grundy, L. M. Sullivan, P. Wilson, published on the July 11, 2001 issue of the 'Journal of the American Medical Association.' Comment on the study.


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