Journal article

Prediction of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality at 10 years in the hypertensive aged population.

Quan L Huynh, Christopher M Reid, Enayet K Chowdhury, Molla M Huq, Baki Billah, Lindon MH Wing, Andrew M Tonkin, Leon A Simons, Mark R Nelson, undefined Second Australian National Blood Pressure Management Committee

American Journal of Hypertension | Published : 2015

Abstract

BACKGROUND: We have previously developed a score for predicting cardiovascular events in the intermediate term in an elderly hypertensive population. In this study, we aimed to extend this work to predict 10-year cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in the hypertensive aged population. METHODS: Ten-year follow-up data of 5,378 hypertensive participants in the Second Australian National Blood Pressure study who were aged 65-84 years at baseline (1995-2001) and without prior cardiovascular events were analyzed. By using bootstrap resampling variable selection methods and comparing the Akaike and Bayesian information criterion and C-indices of the potential models, optimal and parsimonious mu..

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