Serum total and lipoprotein cholesterol levels and awareness, treatment, and control of hypercholesterolemia in China.

@article{He2004SerumTA,
  title={Serum total and lipoprotein cholesterol levels and awareness, treatment, and control of hypercholesterolemia in China.},
  author={Jiang He and Dongfeng Gu and Kristi Reynolds and Xigui Wu and Paul Muntner and Jiangong Zhao and Jing Chen and Donghai Liu and Jingping Mo and Paul Kieran Whelton},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2004},
  volume={110 4},
  pages={405-11}
}
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease has become the leading cause of death in China. We examined the levels of serum total and lipoprotein cholesterol and status of awareness, treatment, and control of hypercholesterolemia in China. METHODS AND RESULTS A cross-sectional survey in a nationally representative sample of 15,540 Chinese adults 35 to 74 years of age was conducted during 2000 to 2001. Serum cholesterol was measured by use of standard methods, and information on treatment of… CONTINUE READING
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