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         Risk Factors Heart Disease

The risk factors heart disease are many and not well understood.
The usual risk factors heart disease are age, blood pressure,
smoking, diabetes, physical activity (better known as exercise),
ldl cholesterol and obesity. More important heart disease risk factors
are hdl cholesterol, triglycerides, homocysteine and c reactive protein.

Risk Factors Heart Disease

 Lowest
Heart Risk

  Average
Heart Risk

Highest
Heart Risk

 

0

1

2

3

4

5

Age

Under 35

35-46

46-55

56-65

65-69

Over 70

Blood Pressure - systolic

Below 115

116-124

125-134

135-149

150-164

Over 165

Blood pressure - diastolic

Below 70

71-80

81-90

91-99

100-110

Over 111

Smoking -cigarettes per day

Never smoked

Quit 10 yr.+

1 to 9

10 to 19

20-29

Over 30

Age of a parent who had a heart attack or stroke

None

70+

60-69

50-59

35-49

Under 35

Diabetes duration - years

0

0

1 to 5

6 to 10

11 to 15

Over 15

Weight loss need - pounds

0 to 9

10 to 15

16-25

26-35

36-49

50+

Blood Tests

           

   Total cholesterol

180-190

191-200

200-224

225-249

250-274

Over 275

      LDL cholesterol

Below 100

101-129

130-139

140-149

150-159

Over 160

      HDL cholesterol

71-80

61-70

51-60

41-50

36-40

Under 35

      Cholesterol/HDL ratio

1.0 to 2.0

2.1 to 3.4

3.5 to 5.0

5.1 to 7.0

7.1 to 12.9

Over 13

   Lpa

Below 10

11 to 15

16 to 20

21 to 25

26 to 30

Over 30

   Triglycerides

Below 100

100-129

130-149

150-199

200-299

300-499

   C-reactive protein (CRP)

0 to .1 mg/dl

.2 to .9

1.0 to 1.2

1.3 to 1.4

1.5 to 1.6

1.7 to 1.8

   Homocysteine

Below 6

6 to 8

9 to 12

13 to 17

18 to 21

Over 21

Exercise - Min. per week - Low to Moderate intensity

120+

90-120

60-90

30-60

Under 30

None

Exercise Intensity

Vigorous

Hard

Moderate

Easy

Very easy

None

Risk Factors Heart Disease 

           

Add Up Your Total  Points 

           
   

 Report Card of Risk Factors
Heart Disease

 
   

 Number Of Points

 
 

         Lowest Risk

        Average Risk

     Highest Risk

 

0 to 8

9 to17

18 to 34

35 to 51

52 to 68

69 to 85

 

 

 

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