Serum high density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in African schoolchildren living near or very far from school.

@article{Walker1982SerumHD,
  title={Serum high density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in African schoolchildren living near or very far from school.},
  author={Alexander R P Walker and Betty F Walker and Q N Mngomezulu},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={1982},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={35-40}
}
In African populations, coronary heart disease (CHD) is rare, Serum high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol levels, negatively associated with CHD, understandably are significantly higher in African children and adults, compared with their White Counterparts. On enquiring into the role of physical activity, observations at 3 rural African schools showed that children of 10-12 years, who regularly walked long distances attending school (average about 10 km daily) had only slightly (although… CONTINUE READING
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