Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
Total cholesterol is a combination of high-density lipoproteins (HDL), low-density lipoproteins (LDL), and very low-density lipoproteins (VLDL).
Total blood cholesterol is measured enzymatically in a series of coupled reactions. A description of the laboratory procedures for the total cholesterol measurement in NHANES is published by NCHS.
This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:
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