Michael Hayden, MD, MPH; Michael Pignone, MD, MPH; Christopher Phillips, MD, MPH; Cynthia Mulrow, MD, MSc
Hayden M, Pignone M, Phillips C, Mulrow C. Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events: A Summary of the Evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2002;136:161-172. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-136-2-200201150-00016
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2002;136(2):161-172.
BMD = British Male Doctors' Trial; HOT = Hypertension Optimal Treatment Trial; OR = odds ratio; PHS = Physicians' Health Study; PPP = Primary Prevention Project; TPT = Thrombosis Prevention Trial. The result of the chi-square test for heterogeneity was 8.07 ( = 0.089).
Results of the chi-square test for heterogeneity were 2.96 for coronary heart disease mortality, 5.36 for fatal and nonfatal stroke events, and 1.58 for all-cause mortality ( > 0.2 in all cases). BMD = British Male Doctors' Trial; HOT = Hypertension Optimal Treatment Trial; OR = odds ratio; PHS = Physicians' Health Study; PPP = Primary Prevention Project; TPT = Thrombosis Prevention Trial.
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