LDL Cholesterol Goal Calculator - Coronary Heart Disease

This risk assessment tool uses data from the Framingham Heart Study to estimate the 10 year risk of having a heart attack (myocardial infarction) or death resulting from coronary heart disease (CHD) in adults age 20 or older that do not already have heart disease or diabetes.

Risk FactorYour AnswerPointsRelative Risk
Gender: Male Female
Age: years
Smoker? Yes No
  On medication for high blood pressure? Yes No
Blood Pressure: / mm Hg
Total Cholesterol: mg/dl
HDL Cholesterol: mg/dl

Total Points: = % risk of heart disease in 10 years
Average 10-year risk = % (for others in your age group)
LDL Cholesterol Goal = mg/dl

This calculation is recommended by the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III to help determine your goal LDL cholesterol level.Your LDL cholesterol goal is < 100 if you have established coronary heart disease, Peripheral arterial disease, diabetes, or a calculated 10 year risk for CHD of > 20%.

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