ASCVD Risk Calculator

The ASCVD Risk Calculator is a tool designed to estimate the 10-year risk of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (ASCVD). ASCVD includes coronary heart disease and stroke and is influenced by factors such as age, gender, cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and diabetes.

How to Use ASCVD CAlculator:

  1. Enter Age: Input your age in years.
  2. Select Gender: Choose your gender (Male or Female).
  3. Enter Total Cholesterol: Input your total cholesterol level in mg/dL.
  4. Enter HDL Cholesterol: Input your HDL cholesterol level in mg/dL.
  5. Enter Systolic Blood Pressure: Input your systolic blood pressure in mm Hg.
  6. Select Diabetes: Indicate whether you have diabetes (Yes or No).
  7. Click Calculate: Press the “Calculate” button to estimate your 10-year ASCVD risk.

Formula Used ASCVD Ratio Calculator:

The calculator uses a simplified version of the ASCVD risk calculation. Please note that this is not the official ACC/AHA algorithm, but a simplified approach for illustrative purposes. The formula is as follows:

ASCVD Risk=100×(1−(0.939exp⁡(ascvdRisk)))ASCVD Risk=100×(1−(0.939exp(ascvdRisk)))

The ascvdRiskascvdRisk term is calculated using the following components:

ascvdRisk=12.344×log⁡(Age)+11.853×Multiplier+2.328×log⁡(Total Cholesterol)−0.667×log⁡(HDL Cholesterol)+0.531×Multiplier×log⁡(Systolic BP)+0.302×Diabetes−6.608ascvdRisk=12.344×log(Age)+11.853×Multiplier+2.328×log(Total Cholesterol)−0.667×log(HDL Cholesterol)+0.531×Multiplier×log(Systolic BP)+0.302×Diabetes−6.608

The multiplier is 1 for males and 0 for females.

Example for ASCVD Ratio:

Suppose you are a 45-year-old male with a total cholesterol of 200 mg/dL, HDL cholesterol of 50 mg/dL, systolic blood pressure of 120 mm Hg, and no diabetes. The calculator estimates the 10-year ASCVD risk based on the provided values and the simplified formula.


This simplified calculator is for educational purposes and may not provide accurate clinical assessments. Consult with a healthcare professional for precise risk assessments and advice.

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