One person dies of heart disease every 37 seconds in the United States. That's why your first priority should be keeping your heart healthy.
Understanding your risk of heart disease is a key step toward heart health and minimizing your risk of or preventing heart discease.
Take our Risk Assesssment (on right) to find out your risk level.
Body Mass Index (BMI) is a number calculated from a person's weight and height. BMI provides a reliable indicator of body fat for most people and is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems.
This interactive risk calculator provides an estimate of your chances of developing cardiovascular within the next 10 years. It does not accurately predict your chance for developing heart disease and other cardiovascular issues. The information provided is intended for educational purposes only. It does not replace medical advice. You should seek the advice and guidance of your health care provider about the information that you learn.
The risk calculator is designed for persons age 30 to 74 without cardiovascular disease or other known heart disease.
This risk calculator uses information from the Framingham Heart Study.
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