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Table 5 Relationship between practice of cardiovascular disease prevention and clinical risk

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

  Practice
Clinical risk scores Poor Fair Good Total χ2 p-value
  n (%) n (%) n (%) N (%)   
Framingham
 Low risk 37 (12.5) 202 (68.2) 57 (19.3) 296 (98.3) 0.474Y 0.976
 Moderate risk 0 (0.0) 2 (66.7) 1 (66.7) 3 (1.0)   
 High risk 0 (0.0) 1 (50.0) 1 (50.0) 2 (0.7)   
Atherogenic Index of Plasma
 Mild risk 34 (12.1) 191 (68.0) 56 (19.9) 281 (93.4) 0.261Y 0.992
 Intermediate 2 (14.3) 10 (71.4) 2 (14.3) 14 (4.7)   
 High risk 1 (16.1) 4 (66.7) 1 (16.7) 6 (2.0)   
  1. χ2Chi square test, Y Yates corrected Chi square
  2. There was no significant relationship between good CVD prevention practices and clinical risk scoring. (p values > 0.05)