Ethnic differences in total and HDL cholesterol among Turkish, Moroccan and Dutch ethnic groups living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

@inproceedings{UjcicVoortman2010EthnicDI,
  title={Ethnic differences in total and HDL cholesterol among Turkish, Moroccan and Dutch ethnic groups living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands},
  author={Joanne K Ujcic-Voortman and G J Klaasse Bos and Caroline A. Baan and Daan G. Uitenbroek and Arnoud P. Verhoeff and Jacob C. Seidell},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND High total cholesterol and low HDL (high-density lipoprotein) cholesterol are important determinants of cardiovascular disease. Little is known about dyslipidemia among Turkish and Moroccan migrants, two of the largest ethnic minority groups in several European countries. This study examines ethnic differences in total and HDL cholesterol levels between Dutch, Turkish and Moroccan ethnic groups. METHODS Data were collected in the setting of a general health survey, in Amsterdam… CONTINUE READING
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