Longitudinal and secular trends in lipoprotein cholesterol measurements in a general population sample. The Framingham Offspring Study.

@article{Anderson1987LongitudinalAS,
  title={Longitudinal and secular trends in lipoprotein cholesterol measurements in a general population sample. The Framingham Offspring Study.},
  author={Karen M. Anderson and Peter W. F. Wilson and Robert J. Garrison and William Peter Castelli},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={1987},
  volume={68 1-2},
  pages={59-66}
}
Two fasting lipoprotein cholesterol measurements have been made on Framingham Offspring Study participants, first in 1971-75 and again in 1979-83. Longitudinal analysis (n = 2433, age 20-49 at first exam) using multivariate regression found aging, weight gain, vasectomy, menopause, and increased smoking are associated with worsening lipoprotein profiles, while increased alcohol consumption is associated with increased high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C). Average increases in low… CONTINUE READING