Since the 1970s, the United States has relied on Sentencing Guidelines and Mandatory Minimums to punish criminal defendants. The United States Sentencing Commission was created to help reduce sentencing disparity and create uniform sentencing in the
Estimating CHD Risk
The National Cholesterol Education Program has developed charts for estimating the actual likelihood that one will develop CHD within the next 10 years.
Table 8.4 for adult males (p269), Table 8.5 for adult females (p270)
The ATP 3rd guidelines recommend that this assessment could be used for reducing CHD risk for persons with 2 or more CHD risk factors.