Stroke risk estimation across nine European countries in the MORGAM project

  • Borglykke A
  • Andreasen A
  • Kuulasmaa K
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Abstract

The present study shows that using a large multicountry cohort from nine European countries it is possible to develop a stepwise risk estimation model for 10 year risk of stroke tailored to different availability of risk factors and still obtain valid measures of risk even in the simplest form of the model, with increasing performance of the model following increasing complexity. The methods chosen which separate this model from previous models (competing risk and stepwise approach) should be considered for future risk estimation models.

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