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My Heart Check

My Heart Check estimates your heart age and shares tips to help improve your heart health. My Heart Check doesn’t offer medical advice. Please talk to your doctor if you're worried about your heart.

My Heart Check is designed for people aged between 30 and 75. You can use it if you are older or younger than this, but your results may not be as accurate.

If you think you’re having a heart attack, call 111 now.
  • This calculator explains the importance of knowing your blood pressure and cholesterol numbers and has been developed by the National Heart Foundation of New Zealand (Heart Foundation).
  • This calculator has been developed for general information and educational purposes only, free of charge.
  • The content in the calculator provides medical information for use as information or for educational purposes and not as medical advice in relation to any individual case or patient.
  • If you have, or suspect you have, a health problem, please consult your healthcare provider before using the calculator.
  • We collect your age, ethnicity, height, weight, residential address, and some health information to calculate your heart health score.
  • We also use your information to analyse the calculator’s performance.
  • You can choose not to fill in any particular field, but not entering some information may affect the accuracy of the calculator.
  • We collect the IP address of the computer you are using to help us deduplicate data for analysis purposes. We don't track your use of this or any other sites using cookies.
  • We won't share your information with third parties.
  • Read our privacy statement to find out how My Heart Check manages and uses your private information.
  • For our full website terms and conditions and privacy policy click here.
Why do you need this?
Your biological sex affects your risk of heart disease. If you'd rather not say, your result will be less accurate.
Leave this blank if you don't know
Leave this blank if you don’t know

Ethnicity

Tick the boxes that apply to you
Why do you need this?
Ethnicity can affect heart health. Select ‘Other’ if your ethnicity isn’t listed
Why do you need this?
People in some parts of New Zealand have better heart health than in others. We won’t store or share your address.
If you can’t find your address, please leave this box blank
Blood pressure test results are shown as two numbers, for example 120/70
In this example, the first (or top) number is "120" representing the systolic blood pressure.
Type in your systolic (first or top) number here.
Note: you must enter your cholesterol ratio NOT your total cholesterol. If you don't know or you’re not sure, leave this empty.

Medical conditions

Tick the boxes that apply to you.