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SCORE Risk Charts

The European cardiovascular disease risk assessment model

Systematic COronary Risk Evaluation: High & Low cardiovascular Risk Charts based on gender, age, total cholesterol, systolic blood pressure and smoking status, with relative risk chart, qualifiers and instructions

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EU Charts - High / Low Risk

Benefits of SCORE

  • Based on a large dataset tested thoroughly on European data 
  • Operates with hard, reproducible endpoints (CVD death)
  • Risk of CHD and stroke death can be derived separately
  • Enables the development of an electronic interactive version of the risk chart
  • The SCORE risk function can be calibrated to each country’s national mortality statistics

The SCORE database was born combining results from:

  • 12 European cohort studies
  • 250,000 patients data collected
  • 3 million person-years of observation worth
  • 7,000 fatal CV events recorded

SCORE Risk Charts Interactive version

Access HeartScorethe interactive tool based on the SCORE Risk Charts

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Which charts should I use for my country?

Use the low-risk charts in Andorra, Austria, Belgium*, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece*, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, The Netherlands*, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Slovenia, Spain*, Sweden*, Switzerland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Use the high-risk charts in other European countries. Some are at very high risk and the charts may underestimate risk in these. These include Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Egypt, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, North Macedonia, Moldova (Republic of), Russian Federation, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

*Updated, re-calibrated charts are now available for Belgium, Germany, Greece, The Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Poland.

For more information please contact your National Cardiac Society.