Interactive Tool: What Is Your Risk for a Stroke if You Have Atrial Fibrillation
What does this tool measure?
Click here if you have atrial fibrillation, are age 55 or older, and want to find out your risk of stroke.
This interactive tool measures the chance of having a stroke in the next 5 years, for people who are age 55 or older and have atrial fibrillation. To calculate your score, the tool uses the information you enter.
This tool is based on information from the Framingham Heart Study. Since 1948 the Framingham Heart Study has studied the progression of heart disease and its risk factors. The data from this study has been used to make a risk assessment.
You should be aware, though, that the tool cannot be applied to everyone. This tool does not work for people who:
The values you enter include the most important risk factors for stroke. They are:
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