Blood lipids in Greek adolescents and their relation to diet, obesity, and socioeconomic factors.

@article{Petridou1995BloodLI,
  title={Blood lipids in Greek adolescents and their relation to diet, obesity, and socioeconomic factors.},
  author={Eleni Th Petridou and H C Malamou and Spyros Doxiadis and S N Pantelakis and G. Kanellopoulou and Nektaria Toupadaki and Antonia Trichopoulou and V. Flytzani and Dimitirios Trichopoulos},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={286-91}
}
A study of blood lipid levels in adolescent students in rural and urban areas of Greece was undertaken. Blood samples were drawn from 307 adolescents aged 12 to 18 years attending two rural and two urban high schools of different socioeconomic level (urban/lower, urban/higher). Obesity among adolescents had statistically significant detrimental effects on the lipids profile, being associated with higher total and low-density-lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and lower high-density-lipoprotein (HDL… CONTINUE READING

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