Prognostic scoring system, Advanced Statistics

Prognostic scoring system is a technique of combining the prognostic information contained in the number of threat factors, in a manner which best predicts each patient's risk of the disease. In number of cases a linear combination of the scores is used with the weights being derived from, for instance, a logistic regression. An instance of such a system developed in the British Regional Heart Study for predicting and analysing the men aged 40-59 years to be at risk of ischaemic heart disease over next ?ve years is given as follows:
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