The amount of additional risk relative increase in risk conferred from a family member to a patient depends on. The equation uses six variables to estimate risk including age sex whether the person has diabetes or not smoking status systolic blood pressure and serum total cholesterol to hdl cholesterol ratio.
It has been compiled using data from over 270 000 patients aged 18 or over undergoing non cardiac surgery.
Cvd risk calculator nz. Assumes that cholesterol reduction of about 20 in patients with total cholesterol 5. To calculate an individual s five year combined cardiovascular risk use either the new zealand adapted framingham cardiova scular risk charts see figure 1 or a validated electronic cvd risk calculator. This is your absolute or actual percentage risk of experiencing such an event within the next 5 years based on the information which you entered.
These charts will be replaced by new risk prediction calculators based on new zealand data in 2014. Cells with this marker indicate that in patients with very high levels of total cholesterol about 8 5 9 mmol l or blood pressure about 170 100 mmhg the risk equations may underestimate the true risk. 10 year risk for ascvd is categorized as.
The calculator will also give you your percentage risk of experiencing a cardiovascular event in the next 5 years the lower the percentage risk the better. It was developed in association with the 2012 absolute cvd risk guidelines. In the 1990s new zealand developed the world s first national cvd risk factor management guidelines based on multivariable predicted risk and recommended using 1991 framingham heart study prediction equations to inform treatment decisions.
The australian cardiovascular disease cvd risk calculator helps healthcare professionals calculate a person s risk of developing cvd in the next five years. The new zealand guidelines for the assessment and management of cardiovascular risk1 2 use an adjusted version of the framingham equation 8 to assess 5 year cvd risk. Low risk 5 borderline risk 5 to 7 4 intermediate risk 7 5 to 19 9 high risk 20 indicates a field required to calculate current 10 year ascvd risk for patients age 40 79.
Risk assessment cardiovascular disease cvd risk assessment and management for people aged 30 to 74 years without prior cvd is now based on new five year cvd risk prediction equations from the new zealand predict study to be known as the nz primary prevention equations. New zealand cardiovascular risk calculator. Nzrisk has been developed to be a simple and easy to use risk calculator based on the new zealand population.
If mother 65 yrs increase risk 60 if father 55 yrs increase risk 75. There are separate equations for people with and without diabetes. 1 how close a relative 2 age of a relative 3 number of affected family members.
It includes eight risk factors that can be entered below to give a 30 day one and two year estimate of mortality. For more information about the inputs and calculations used in this app see terms and concepts in the resources tab below. By 2003 all individual cvd risk factor based guidelines had been combined in one national cvd risk.