Excess risk attributable to traditional cardiovascular risk factors in clinical practice settings across Europe - The EURIKA Study

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p704
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors related to excess risk attributable to traditional cardiovascular risk factors in Europe. It states that 7,434 patients above 50 years with at least one cardiovascular risk factor was included in the study. It mentions that smoking, diabetes and hypertension were responsible for 32.7 percent for cardiovascular diseases (CVD).


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