Heart Attack Risk Calculator

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Heart Attack Risk Calculator

Description

This risk assessment tool, for people age 20 or older, provides information to assess a person’s risk for heart disease, heart attack, or other future heart problems. The tool uses information such as blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and blood sugar levels to help determine a level of risk for heart problems. Upon completing the questionnaire, users can print various reports to help them make a plan with their doctor to reduce their risk.

This tool is also available in Spanish.

Developer:

American Heart Association; American Stroke Association

Funding Sources:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Million Hearts

History

Release Date: 2011
Original Summary: January 2012
Last Updated: 03/28/12

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