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Table 4 Relationship between knowledge of cardiovascular disease risk and clinical risk scoring

From: The ten-year risk of developing cardiovascular disease among public health workers in North-Central Nigeria using Framingham and atherogenic index of plasma risk scores

  Knowledge   
Clinical risk scoring Good Poor Total χ2 p value
  n (%) n (%) N   
Framingham risk score grade
 Low risk 287 (97.0) 9 (3.0) 296 5.289Y 0.071
 Moderate risk 3 (100.0) 0 (0.0) 3   
 High risk 2 (100.0) 0 (0.0) 2   
Atherogenic Index of Plasma
 Mild risk 272 (96.8) 9 (3.2) 281 0.608Y 0.738
 Intermediate 14 (100.0) 0 (0.0) 14   
 High risk 6 (100.0) 0 (0.0) 6   
  1. χ2Chi square test, Y Yates corrected Chi square
  2. There was no statistically significant association between good knowledge of cardiovascular disease and Framingham risk score and AIP dyslipidaemia risk score. (p > 0.05)