Hypertension accurately predicted in young adults through model

Source: Hypertension American Heart Association

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Date of publication: September 2013

Publication type: Article

In a nutshell: The Framingham Heart Study (FHS) had used a model to predict the risk of hypertension in young adults using multiple factors and obtaining an 84% accuracy. The researchers claim that normal models only use one or two factors while this model used seven factors including age, gender and smoking habit.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement: UK Health Forum

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