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Table 3 Average relative risk increase due to specific risk factor for each included risk calculator among diabetic patients (relative risk increase ± standard deviation)

From: Variation among cardiovascular risk calculators in relative risk increases with identical risk factor increases

Risk calculator Age (50–70) (%) Gender (female to male) (%) Smoking (non-smoker to smoker) (%) Systolic BP (120–160 mmHg) (%) Total chol (4–7 mmol/L) (%) HDL (1.3–0.8 mmol/L) (%) Diabetes (yes or no) (%)
Edinburgh (Framingham CVD) 79 ± 28 11 ± 6 50 ± 18 52 ± 19 37 ± 13 31 ± 11 62 ± 33
Edinburgh (ASSIGN) 172 ± 47 15 ± 21 31 ± 10 40 ± 10 49 ± 20 23 ± 6 111 ± 28
Primary CVD risk calculator 96 ± 30 9 ± 10 52 ± 11 66 ± 16 51 ± 18 44 ± 16 60 ± 31
Framingham Heart Study 104 ± 24 62 ± 27 59 ± 14 73 ± 27 68 ± 17 35 ± 9 70 ± 18
QRISK2-2011 197 ± 65 37 ± 19 54 ± 20 28 ± 17 47 ± 14 40 ± 13 84 ± 37
Progetto CUORE 297 ± 35 164 ± 63 84 ± 28 72 ± 14 63 ± 25 28 ± 4 46 ± 8
New Zealand know your numbers 74 ± 13 11 ± 6 48 ± 7 49 ± 7 31 ± 6 25 ± 6 158 ± 123
UKPDS risk engine 167 ± 22 73 ± 11 29 ± 4 15 ± 2 72 ± 11 60 ± 9 50 ± 7
Edinburgh (Framingham CHD) 67 ± 30 17 ± 16 44 ± 13 41 ± 12 70 ± 20 58 ± 17 53 ± 31
PROCAM health check 327 ± 196 76 ± 65 101 ± 38 31 ± 11 251 ± 93 113 ± 42 88 ± 32
Overall average 158 ± 113 48 ± 56 55 ± 28 47 ± 24 74 ± 69 46 ± 30 78 ± 57