Table 18-1.

CAC Scores for the 75th Percentile of Men and Women of Different Race/Ethnic Groups, at Specified Ages

75th Percentile CAC Scores*
Age, yBlackChineseHispanicWhite
Women
 450000
 550201
 6526451954
 75138103116237
Men
 450300
 5515342768
 6595121141307
 75331229358820
  • CAC indicates coronary artery calcification.

  • * The 75th percentile CAC score is the score at which 75% of people of the same age, sex, and race have a score at or below this level and 25% of people of the same age, sex, and race have a higher score.

  • Source: MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis) CAC Tools Web site.62