Plasma high-density lipoprotein cholesterol comparisons in black and white populations. The Lipid Research Clinics Program Prevalence Study.

@article{Tyroler1980PlasmaHL,
  title={Plasma high-density lipoprotein cholesterol comparisons in black and white populations. The Lipid Research Clinics Program Prevalence Study.},
  author={Herman A. Tyroler and Charles J Glueck and Bobbe Christensen and Peter Oscar Kwiterovich},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1980},
  volume={62 4 Pt 2},
  pages={IV99-107}
}
High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol distributions were compared among 191 black and 1341 white males and 233 black and 1088 white females, ages 5-44 years, examined in five of the Lipid Research Clinic (LRC) population-based surveys. Mean HDL cholesterol was higher in blacks than whites in each 5-year age group for males and in seven of the eight age groups for females. The black-white mean HDL cholesterol difference was greater for males than females at each age studied. Mean HDL… CONTINUE READING
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