Distribution of lipoprotein phenotypes, cholesterol, and lipids in inner-city blacks.

@article{Foster1993DistributionOL,
  title={Distribution of lipoprotein phenotypes, cholesterol, and lipids in inner-city blacks.},
  author={Peter Foster and Mayla Jackson},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={1993},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={
          211-5
        }
}
Lipoprotein phenotypes total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL), low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and triglyceride levels were obtained from blood samples of 189 patients attending the Drew Hamilton Clinic in Central Harlem, New York, between 1987 and 1988. The study population ranged in age from 7 to 88 years; 135 of the patients were females and 54 were males. A difference in distribution of lipoprotein phenotypes was observed compared with the general population of the United States… CONTINUE READING

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