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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Prediction of CVD Risk in Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Peter W. Wilson

Location: Decatur, GA
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2014 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


We propose to assess the role of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk estimation in veteranswithout cancer or other major illnesses and compare the utility of using US national guidelineestimates from ATP4 versus VA-specific formulations developed from VISN 1 and VISN 7. Thecore variables that will be used include traditional risk factors such age, sex, race, bloodpressure, smoking, cholesterol, HDL cholesterol and diabetes status. In addition, we propose toidentify the best ways to assess CVD risk...

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