Cholesterol curves to identify population norms by age and sex in healthy weight children.

@article{Skinner2012CholesterolCT,
  title={Cholesterol curves to identify population norms by age and sex in healthy weight children.},
  author={Asheley Cockrell Skinner and Michael J. Steiner and Arlene E. Chung and Eliana Miller Perrin},
  journal={Clinical pediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={233-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Develop clinically applicable charts of lipid values illustrating fluctuations throughout childhood and by sex among healthy weight children. METHODS The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1999-2008) was used to estimate total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL), low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and triglycerides by age and sex in healthy weight children age 3 to 17 years. Using LMS procedures, the authors created smoothed curves demonstrating population-based… CONTINUE READING

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