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Table 2 Cardiovascular risk scoring tools reported in the review

From: Factors influencing the implementation of cardiovascular risk scoring in primary care: a mixed-method systematic review

Tool (Acronym and definition) Studies Countries in which these tools were used
ESC SCORE risk charts The European Society of Cardiology-Systematic COronary Risk Evaluation [32,33,34,35,36,37,38] Switzerland, Brazil, the USA, Greece, Chile, Venezuela, Portugal, The Netherlands, Central America (Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador and Guatemala), Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the UK.
Framingham Risk Score [32, 34,35,36,37,38,39,40,41,42] Switzerland, Germany, Turkey, Brazil, the USA, Greece, Chile, Venezuela, Portugal, The Netherlands, Central America (Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador and Guatemala), Austria, Belgium, Egypt, France, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden and the UK.
Framingham Risk Score—Modified [32, 35, 37] Turkey, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK
PRECARD A program for the Copenhagen Risk Score [43] Denmark
Cardiovascular Risk PROCAM Score Cardiovascular Risk (Prospective Cardiovascular Munster) Score [34, 38] Switzerland, Brazil, The USA, Greece, Chile, Venezuela, Portugal, The Netherlands, Central America (Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador and Guatemala)
AGLA Risk Score (ARS) A PROCAM–derived Swiss risk score [34] Switzerland
New-Zealand Risk Score [34, 44,45,46,47,48] Australia, Switzerland and New Zealand
Framingham - REGICOR Registre Gironi del cor—A Spanish adaptation of the Framingham [39] Spain
JBS Risk Calculator Joint British Societies for the prevention of cardiovascular disease Risk Calculator {39, 41, 45, 47, 50] Australia, The UK, Brazil, The USA, Greece, Chile, Venezuela, Portugal, Germany, The Netherlands, Central America (Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador and Guatemala) and Egypt
WHO/ISH cardiovascular risk prediction charts The World Health Organisation and the International Society of Hypertension [40, 49, 50] Argentina, Egypt, and Jordan
QRisk [40, 41] The UK and Egypt