The higher your ACE score the higher your statistical chance of suffering from a range of psychological and medical problems like chronic depression, cancer, or coronary heart disease.
Almost 1 out of every 10 Americans have the same ACE score as you, and almost 14% of Americans have a higher score than yours.
Knowing your ACE score means being able to understand your risks, and being able to prevent the possible consequences.
Compared to the 3 out of 10 people who suffered no ACEs your ACE score means that you are:
|ACE SCORE OF 0||ACE SCORE OF 4||INCREASED RISK|
|Likelihood of becoming an alcoholic||2.5%||11%||four-fold increase|
|Suffering from chronic depression||15% women 10% men||42% women 30% men||tripled|
|Having a serious problem working||5%||15%||tripled|
|Having serious financial problems||10%||20%||doubled|
|Chance of heart disease||3.7%||5.6%||doubled|
|Having a stroke||2.6%||4.1%||doubled|