The stroke risk calculator below can be used to assess your risk of having a stroke within the next 10 years. Please note that this calculation is an estimate only - please see your doctor for an accurate diagnosis, as there may be other contributing risk factors.
For more accurate results, you will be asked to provide your most recent blood pressure reading.
If you do not have this information, you can still complete the test. Your primary health care provider will be able to carry out a blood pressure test and give you your results.
If you do not have this information available it is not possible to complete the stoke risk calculator.
Please make an appointment with your primary health care provider to check your systolic blood pressure level. This information will help more accurate calculation of your heart risk.
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This assessment should take no more than 3 minutes to complete
Blood pressure is typically recorded as two numbers. The top number represents your systolic blood pressure, it is also the higher of the two numbers. It measures the pressure in the arteries when your heart beats.
Select your systolic pressure level:
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Coronary artery disease is the most common type of heart disease where the arteries supplying blood to heart muscle narrow due to cholesterol plaque and build up. The condition can be caused by high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, diabetes, and smoking.
Atrial fibrillation is a common type of arrhythmia or irregular heartbeat. During an arrhythmia, the heart can beat too fast, too slow, or with an irregular rhythm.
Left ventricular hypertrophy (enlarged heart), is the thickening of walls of the heart’s ventricle (left pumping chamber).
These risk categories are based on guidelines established by the National Cholesterol Education Program.
This information is not intended to replace the medical advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. Please consult your healthcare provider for advice about a specific medical condition.
Source: Used with permission from the National Cholesterol Education Program, Third Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III), National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH). www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/cholesterol/index.htm
Additional Reference: Wilson PWF, et al. Prediction of coronary heart disease using risk factor categories. Circulation 1998. 97(18):1837-1847.
The heart risk calculator can be used to assess your risk of having a heart attack within the next 10 years.
Body mass index, or BMI, calculator is used to determine whether you are in a healthy weight range for your height.