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Neil O’Leary
National University of Ireland, Galway
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#1John Ferguson (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 8
#2Neil O’Leary (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 2
Last.Martin O'Donnell (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 54
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Background Population attributable fractions (PAF) measure the proportion of disease prevalence that would be avoided in a hypothetical population, similar to the population of interest, but where a particular risk factor is eliminated. They are extensively used in epidemiology to quantify and compare disease burden due to various risk factors, and directly influence public policy regarding possible health interventions. In contrast to individual specific metrics such as relative risks and odds ...
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#1Martin O'Donnell (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 54
#2Andrew Mente (Population Health Research Institute)H-Index: 32
Last.Salim Yusuf Mb Bs DPhil Frcpc (Population Health Research Institute)H-Index: 214
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Abstract Objective To evaluate the joint association of sodium and potassium urinary excretion (as surrogate measures of intake) with cardiovascular events and mortality, in the context of current World Health Organization recommendations for daily intake ( 3.5 g potassium) in adults. Design International prospective cohort study. Setting 18 high, middle, and low income countries, sampled from urban and rural communities. Participants 103 570 people who provided morning fasting urine samples. Ma...
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#1Adwoa Hughes-Morley (University of Manchester)H-Index: 10
#2Mark Hann (University of Manchester)H-Index: 24
Last.Peter Bower (MAHSC: Manchester Academic Health Science Centre)H-Index: 66
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Background Patient and public involvement in research (PPIR) may improve trial recruitment rates, but it is unclear how. Where trials use PPIR to improve design and conduct, many do not communicate this clearly to potential participants. Better communication of PPIR might encourage patient enrolment, as trials may be perceived as more socially valid, relevant and trustworthy. We aimed to evaluate the impact on recruitment of directly advertising PPIR to potential trial participants.
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