These publications are examples of research made possible with data from CanPath and its regional cohorts.


Age- and sex-specific associations of frailty with mortality and healthcare utilization in community-dwelling adults from Ontario, Canada

Authors: Chris P. Verschoor, Olga Theou, Jinhui Ma, Phyllis Montgomery, Sharolyn Mossey, Parveen Nangia, Refik Saskin, David W. Savage

The researchers sought to estimate the association of frailty with the risk of death, hospital admissions, and length of hospital stay. Using data from the Ontario Health Study linked to all-cause mortality and hospital admissions data from ICES, they found that frailty is an important health construct for both younger and older adults.

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Population-Based Recalibration of the Framingham Risk Score and Pooled Cohort Equations

Authors: Maneesh Sud, Atul Sivaswamy, Anna Chu, Peter C. Austin, Todd J. Anderson, David M.J. Naimark, Michael E. Farkouh, Douglas S. Lee, Idan Roifman, George Thanassoulis, Karen Tu, Jacob A. Udell, Harindra C. Wijeysundera, and Dennis T. Ko

The Framingham Risk Score (FRS) and Pooled Cohort Equations (PCEs) overestimate risk in many contemporary cohorts. This study sought to determine if the recalibration of these scores using contemporary population-level data improves risk stratification for statin therapy.

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