Plasma cholesterol levels of 6585 children in the United States: results of the know your body screening in five states.

@article{Resnicow1989PlasmaCL,
  title={Plasma cholesterol levels of 6585 children in the United States: results of the know your body screening in five states.},
  author={Ken Resnicow and J. Morley-Kotchen and Ernst L. Wynder},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1989},
  volume={84 6},
  pages={
          969-76
        }
}
Medical and public health recommendations regarding detection and treatment of hyperlipidemia in children have generally been based on two principal epidemiologic studies: the Lipids Research Clinics Population Study (1972 to 1976) and the Bogalusa Heart Study (1973 to 1974). The present study was initiated to further describe the distribution of plasma cholesterol levels in a multiracial sample of American children. Between 1984 and 1988, the total cholesterol levels of 6585 children from 22… CONTINUE READING

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