Journal article

Development of an Australian cardiovascular disease mortality risk score using multiple imputation and recalibration from national statistics

Kathryn Backholer, Yoichiro Hirakawa, Andrew Tonkin, Graham Giles, Dianna J Magliano, Stephen Colagiuri, Mark Harris, Paul Mitchell, Mark Nelson, Jonathan E Shaw, David Simmons, Leon Simons, Anne Taylor, Jessica Harding, Bamini Gopinath, Mark Woodward

BMC Cardiovascular Disorders | BIOMED CENTRAL LTD | Published : 2017

Grants

Awarded by Australian National Heart Foundation


Awarded by National Heart Foundation of Australia Post-Doctoral Fellowship


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council


Awarded by Australian NHMRC


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was funded by a grant (100751) from the Australian National Heart Foundation. Kathryn Backholer was supported by a National Heart Foundation of Australia Post-Doctoral Fellowship (PH 12 M6824) and Mark Woodward was supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Principal Research Fellowship.Data from five studies - The Australian, Diabetes Obesity and Lifestyle Study, Blue Mountain Eyes Study, The Dubbo study, The Crossroads Undiagnosed Diabetes Study and the North West Adelaide Health Study - were obtained from The Australian and New Zealand Diabetes and Cancer Cohort. This was funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council grant (APP1002663).Baseline recruitment for the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study was funded by VicHealth and Cancer Council Victoria. Follow-up has been supported by Australian NHMRC grants 209057, 251553 and 504711 and by infrastructure provided by Cancer Council Victoria. Deaths have been ascertained through the Victorian Registrar of Births Deaths and Marriages and by record linkage to the National Death Index at the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Australian national data were obtained from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.