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Table 1 Measures of CVH which are available in the TGA (Adapted from: Lloyd-Jones, 2010) [25]

From: Women and ethnoracial minorities with poor cardiovascular health measures associated with a higher risk of developing mood disorder

  Poor health Intermediate health Ideal health
Health behaviors
 Smoking status Yes Former ≤ 12 months Never or quit > 12 months
 Body mass index  ≥ 30 kg/m2 25–29.9 kg/m2  < 25 kg/m2
Health Factors
 LDL  ≥ 160 mg/dL 130–159 mg/dL or treated to goal  < 130 mg/dL
 Blood pressure Systolic ≥ 140 mm Hg or Diastolic ≥ 90 mm Hg Systolic 120–139 mm Hg or Diastolic 80–89 mm Hg or treated to goal Systolic < 120 mm Hg
Diastolic < 80 mm Hg
 Fasting plasma glucose  ≥ 126 mg/dL 100–125 mg/dL or treated to goal  < 100 mg/dL