High density lipoprotein cholesterol levels among US adults by selected demographic and socioeconomic variables. The Second National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1976-1980.

@article{Linn1989HighDL,
  title={High density lipoprotein cholesterol levels among US adults by selected demographic and socioeconomic variables. The Second National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1976-1980.},
  author={Sabine Linn and Robinson Fulwood and Basil M. Rifkind and Michelle Carroll and Richard A. Muesing and O. Dale Williams and Craig Johnson},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1989},
  volume={129 2},
  pages={281-94}
}
The distribution of serum high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL cholesterol) levels was determined on a nationally representative sample of 9,625 adults aged 20-74 years, as part of the Second National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1976-1980 (NHANES II). Mean HDL cholesterol levels were higher in women compared with men (an age-adjusted difference of 8.9 mg/dl for whites and 4.4 mg/dl for blacks). HDL cholesterol levels were higher in blacks compared with whites (an age-adjusted… CONTINUE READING

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