Trends in cholesterol screening and awareness of high blood cholesterol--United States, 1991-2003.

@article{Gerberding2005TrendsIC,
  title={Trends in cholesterol screening and awareness of high blood cholesterol--United States, 1991-2003.},
  author={Julie Louise Gerberding and Dixie E. Snider and Tanja Popovic and Jay M. Bernhardt},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  year={2005},
  volume={54 35},
  pages={865-70}
}
High blood cholesterol (HBC) (i.e., total cholesterol > or =240 mg/dL) is a major risk factor for heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. As a result, public health agencies and their partners have attempted to reduce the prevalence of HBC through screening and by increasing public awareness of HBC and strategies for reducing it. A national health objectives of Healthy People 2010 is to increase to 80% the proportion of adults aged > or =20 years who have been screened… CONTINUE READING
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