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    #1

    cardiovascular diseases

    Hello

    I'm wondering if the below (incomplete) sentences are OK ?

    - Given the downward trend in the age of cardiovascular disease victims....
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    In view of the reduction in the cardiovascular diseases affliction age....
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    Considering the earlier development of cardiovascular diseases........
    - Considering the development of cardiovascular diseases at younger ages....

    Many thanks

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    #2

    Re: cardiovascular diseases

    They are all incorrect because incomplete sentences should end with an ellipsis (three dots).

    It's always difficult to comment on the correctness of sentence fragments without knowing how they end.

    I have changed your thread title.

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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    #3

    Re: cardiovascular diseases

    When presented at the ends of sentences or as the whole of an incomplete sentence, fragments of sentences should end in four dots: three for the ellipsis indicating missing content, and one to end the otherwise incomplete sentence.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: cardiovascular diseases

    Two things.

    Space after a question mark and not before.

    I would not use the second one.

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    #5

    Re: cardiovascular diseases

    Your partial sentences 1 and 4 make sense to me. I don't think the others work.
    There's no such thing as a "cardiovascular diseases affliction age".
    "... the earlier development of cardiovascular diseases" is ambiguous without more information.

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