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Table 5 10-year CVD risk score comparisons by sex and age groupa

From: Cardiometabolic risk in a population of older adults with multiple co-morbidities in rural south africa: the HAALSI (Health and Aging in Africa: longitudinal studies of INDEPTH communities) study

Age Number (N) Harvard Risk Score [29] (%) Pooled Cohort Risk Equations (ASCVD) [27] (%) Framingham 2008 [28] (%)
WOMEN
Aggregate 2239 9.6 7.7 9.7
40–44 273 2.3 1.3 3.9
45–54 667 5.2 3.6 7.1
55–64 708 10.0 7.0 10.9
65–74 591 17.6 15.0 13.8
MEN
Aggregate 1964 13.4 12.5 15.3
40–44 241 3.8 4.8 5.8
45–54 508 7.3 7.6 9.6
55–64 659 14.2 13.1 16.5
65–74 556 22.0 18.3 21.6
TOTAL
Aggregate 4203 11.3 9.9 12.2
40–44 514 3.0 2.8 4.7
45–54 1175 6.1 5.2 8.1
55–64 1367 12.0 10.4 13.5
65–74 1147 19.7 16.6 17.6
  1. aExcludes persons ≥ 75 years or BMI < 7 or BMI > 100 kg/m2 or DBP > 120 mmHg.