This cholesterol ratio calculator allows you for a quick self-diagnosis. Basing on your blood test results, it calculates the most popular cholesterol indicators (LDL/HDL, triglycerides/HDL, and total cholesterol/HDL ratio), making it easy to assess heart disease risks and your general health condition. Read on to learn how to calculate these cholesterol ratios or take a look at our BMI calculator.
Remember that this calculator is in no case an equivalent of a doctor consultation! If the results are troubling, remember to pay a visit to your physician.
Our cholesterol ratio calculator takes into account four basic blood test results. All recommended levels are taken from eMedTV.
You only need to input three of your results - they are dependent on each other according to the formula:
total cholesterol = HDL + LDL + 0.2 * triglycerides
There are three indicators that describe your heart disease risk with high accuracy. They are all built as ratios of the aforementioned blood results and are therefore called cholesterol ratios.
You can use this total cholesterol calculator to find the following values:
Our calculator by default estimates this ratio for triglyceride values given in mmol/L, or converts them to mmol/L, so even if you enter your results in mg/dL, the normal range is:
For a calculation of this ratio in mg/dL (click on the
advanced mode button), the normal range of the ratio value is different:
Check out our cholesterol units calculator to understand fully the conversion between mmol/L and mg/dL.