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European Risk Regions

Based on SCORE2 and SCORE2-OP risk regions

HeartScore® uses the risk function from the SCORE2 and SCORE2-OP project. SCORE2 and SCORE2-OP are calibrated to four European risk regions, based on age- and sex-standardized CVD mortality rates:

Europe low risk regions

  • Belgium
  • Denmark
  • France
  • Israel
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Access Europe low risk

HeartScore Europe moderate risk

  • Austria
  • Cyprus
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Malta
  • Portugal
  • San Marino
  • Slovenia
  • Sweden

Access Europe moderate risk

HeartScore Europe high risk

  • Albania
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Croatia
  • Czechia
  • Estonia
  • Hungary
  • Kazakhstan
  • Poland
  • Slovakia
  • Turkey

Access Europe high risk

HeartScore Europe very high risk

  • Algeria
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Bulgaria
  • Egypt
  • Georgia
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Lithuania
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • North Macedonia
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Serbia
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tunisia
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan

Access Europe very high risk


SCORE2 risk prediction algorithms: new models to estimate 10-year risk of cardiovascular disease in Europe
SCORE2 working group and ESC Cardiovascular risk collaboration
European Heart Journal, ehab309,
Published: 13 June 2021
SCORE2-OP risk prediction algorithms: estimating incident cardiovascular event risk in older persons in four geographical risk regions
SCORE2-OP working group and ESC Cardiovascular risk collaboration
European Heart Journal, ehab312,
Published: 13 June 2021