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Health Risk Calculators: Heart
Risk Factor RR Score
Male +2
Family history (immediate) +2
BMI  
Women (< 60 yrs)
 
25-28.9 +2
≥29
+3
Men (< 65 yrs)  
25-29.9 +2
≥30 +3
Waist size (inches)  
Women (≥ 60 yrs) >35in +2
Men (≥ 65 yrs) >40 in +4
Currently smoking 1-14 cigarettes per day +1
Currently smoking 15- 25 cigarettes per day +2
Currently smoking > 25 cigarettes per day +3
Quit smoking for < 10 yrs +1
Passive smoke, regularly exposed +1
Hypertension (high blood pressure) +2
Diabetes +2
Total cholesterol  
Binary  
Told have high cholesterol Range (mg/dL) +2
160-199 +1
200-239 +2
240-279 +3
=280 +4
HDL cholesterol < 40 (mg/dL) +2
Physical activity at least 30 minutes per day or 3 hours per week -2
Fish = 2 servings per week -2
Fruit/Vegetables = 5 servings per day -2
Cereal fiber/Whole grain = 3 servings per day -2
Nuts = 3 servings per week -1
Saturated fat = 2 servings per day +1
Trans fats = 4 servings per week +1
Mono & polyunsaturated fat ≥ 4 servings per week -1
Alcohol intake ≥ 1 serving per day -2
Multivitamin/B complex supplement -1
   
Key: Scoring  
  (-) decr risk (+) incr risk
1= weak RR 0.7-<0.9 RR 1.1-<1.5
2= mod RR 0.4-<0.7 RR 1.5-<3.0
3= strong RR 0.2-<0.4 RR 3.0-<7.0
4= v.strong RR <0.2 RR >7.0
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