Heart disease risk calculator

What is your risk of coronary heart disease (i.e., having a heart attack or dying from heart disease) in the next 10 years? Find out by answering the questions below and clicking "Calculate".

This tool is intended for people aged 20 to 79 who do not yet have heart disease or diabetes. It uses a formula developed by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute based on data from the Framingham heart study to estimate your risk of heart disease.

 
1. What is your gender?
Male Female
2. How old are you?
Years
3. What is your level of LDL (bad) cholesterol (measured in mmol/L)?
  mg/dL (US units, may range from less than 100 to more than 190)
  mmol/L (Canadian units, may range from less than 2.59 to more than 4.92)
4. What is your level of HDL (good) cholesterol (measured in mmol/L)?
  mg/dL (US units, may range from less than 35 to more than 60)
  mmol/L (Canadian units, may range from less than 0.9 to more than 1.56)
5. What is your blood pressure?
 Systolic blood pressure
 Diastolic blood pressure
6. Do you take medication to treat high blood pressure?
Yes  No
7. Do you smoke?
Yes  No
Tip
If you don't know your LDL and HDL levels, or your blood pressure, check with your doctor at your next visit.
 


The contents of this health site are for informational purposes only. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider regarding any questions you may have about a medical condition.

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