Predictive Accuracy of the New Risk Equation

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An evaluation of the predictive accuracy of the new pooled Cohort Risk Equation in > 300,000 subjects without heart disease or diabetes and a low-density lipoprotein cholesterol level between 70-189 mg/dL followed for five years showed that the new equation markedly overestimated the observed risk of cardiovascular events.

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