# Life’s Simple 7 Calculator

```Health Metric
[select value="Ideal (2 points)=2|Intermediate (1 point)=1|Poor (0 points)=0" name="variable_1"] <-- #1 Smoking
Ideal: Never or quit > 12 mo
Intermediate: Former ≤ 12 mo
Poor: Current
[select value="Ideal (2 points)=2|Intermediate (1 point)=1|Poor (0 points)=0" name="variable_2"] <-- #2 Body mass index
Ideal: BMI < 25 kg/m2
Intermediate: BMI 25-29.99 kg/m2
Poor: BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2
[select value="Ideal (2 points)=2|Intermediate (1 point)=1|Poor (0 points)=0" name="variable_3"] <-- #3 Physical activity Ideal
Ideal: ≥ 150 min/wk moderate or ≥ 75 min/wk vigorous or ≥ 150 min/wk moderate þ vigorous
Intermediate: 1-149 min/wk moderate or 1-74 min/wk vigorous or 1-149 min/wk moderate & vigorous
Poor: None
[select value="Ideal (2 points)=2|Intermediate (1 point)=1|Poor (0 points)=0" name="variable_4"] <-- #4 Healthy diet score
Ideal: 4-5 components
Intermediate: 2-3 components
Poor: 0-1 components
The 5 components are:
Fruits and vegetables: ≥ 4.5 cups per day.
Fish: ≥ 2 3.5-oz servings per week (preferably oily fish).
Fiber-rich whole grains (≥1.1 g of fiber per 10 g of carbohydrate): 3 1-oz-equivalent servings per day.
Sodium: < 1500 mg per day.
Sugar-sweetened beverages: ≤ 450 kcal (36 oz) per week.
[select value="Ideal (2 points)=2|Intermediate (1 point)=1|Poor (0 points)=0" name="variable_5"] <-- #5 Total cholesterol
Ideal: Total Cholesterol <200 mg/dl, without medication
Intermediate: Total Cholesterol 200-239 mg/dL or treated to < 200 mg/dL
Poor: Total Cholesterol ≥ 240 mg/dL
[select value="Ideal (2 points)=2|Intermediate (1 point)=1|Poor (0 points)=0" name="variable_6"] <-- #6 Blood pressure
Ideal: BP < 120/< 80 mm Hg, without medication
Intermediate: SBP 120-139 or DBP 80-89 mm Hg or treated to < 120/< 80 mm Hg
Poor: SBP ≥ 140 or DBP ≥ 90mmHg
[select value="Ideal (2 points)=2|Intermediate (1 point)=1|Poor (0 points)=0" name="variable_7"] <-- #7 Fasting serum glucose
Ideal: Glucose < 100 mg/dL, without medication
Intermediate: Glucose 100-125 mg/dL or treated to < 100 mg/dL
Poor: Glucose ≥ 126 mg/dL
Life's Simple 7 Score --> [calc memo="number" value="score=(variable_1)+(variable_2)+(variable_3)+(variable_4)+(variable_5)+(variable_6)+(variable_7)"]
[checkbox memo="display/hide references" name="footnotes" value=""][conditional field="footnotes" condition="(footnotes).is('')"]
reference:
[link url="//pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21989136/" memo="#1"]  Weuve J, Tchetgen Tchetgen EJ, Glymour MM, et al. Accounting for bias due to selective attrition: the example of smoking and cognitive decline. Epidemiology. 2012;23(1):119-128.
[link url="//pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24627572/" memo="#2"] Gottesman RF, Rawlings AM, Sharrett AR, et al. Impact of differential attrition on the association of education with cognitive change over 20 years of follow-up: the ARIC neurocognitive study. Am J Epidemiol. 2014;179(8):956-966.
[link url="//pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20089546/" memo="#3"] Lloyd-Jones DM, Hong Y, Labarthe D, et al; American Heart Asso- ciation Strategic Planning Task Force and Statistics Committee. Defining and setting national goals for cardiovascular health promotion and disease reduction: the American Heart Association’s Strategic Impact Goal through 2020 and beyond. Circulation. 2010;121(4): 586-613.
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Health Metric
<-- #1 Smoking
Ideal: Never or quit > 12 mo
Intermediate: Former ≤ 12 mo
Poor: Current
<-- #2 Body mass index
Ideal: BMI < 25 kg/m2
Intermediate: BMI 25-29.99 kg/m2
Poor: BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2
<-- #3 Physical activity Ideal
Ideal: ≥ 150 min/wk moderate or ≥ 75 min/wk vigorous or ≥ 150 min/wk moderate þ vigorous
Intermediate: 1-149 min/wk moderate or 1-74 min/wk vigorous or 1-149 min/wk moderate & vigorous
Poor: None
<-- #4 Healthy diet score
Ideal: 4-5 components
Intermediate: 2-3 components
Poor: 0-1 components
The 5 components are:
Fruits and vegetables: ≥ 4.5 cups per day.
Fish: ≥ 2 3.5-oz servings per week (preferably oily fish).
Fiber-rich whole grains (≥1.1 g of fiber per 10 g of carbohydrate): 3 1-oz-equivalent servings per day.
Sodium: < 1500 mg per day.
Sugar-sweetened beverages: ≤ 450 kcal (36 oz) per week.
<-- #5 Total cholesterol
Ideal: Total Cholesterol <200 mg/dl, without medication
Intermediate: Total Cholesterol 200-239 mg/dL or treated to < 200 mg/dL
Poor: Total Cholesterol ≥ 240 mg/dL
<-- #6 Blood pressure
Ideal: BP < 120/< 80 mm Hg, without medication
Intermediate: SBP 120-139 or DBP 80-89 mm Hg or treated to < 120/< 80 mm Hg
Poor: SBP ≥ 140 or DBP ≥ 90mmHg
<-- #7 Fasting serum glucose
Ideal: Glucose < 100 mg/dL, without medication
Intermediate: Glucose 100-125 mg/dL or treated to < 100 mg/dL
Poor: Glucose ≥ 126 mg/dL
Life's Simple 7 Score --> numberscore=(variable_1)+(variable_2)+(variable_3)+(variable_4)+(variable_5)+(variable_6)+(variable_7)