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Table 1 Standardized reference cutoffs for plasma lipoprotein concentrations and proportion of child participants at risk of cardiovascular disease (n = 121)

From: Lp(a)-cholesterol is associated with HDL-cholesterol in overweight and obese African American children and is not an independent risk factor for CVD

  Reference Cutoff1, mg/dl At risk,% of sample
TC > 200 17.4
HDL-C ≤ 40 12.4
VLDL-C > 30 1.7
IDL-C > 20 3.3
LDL-C > 130 14.0
TAG > 150 1.7
Lp(a)-C > 10 24.8
  1. 1Reference cutoff intervals taken from LabCorp standards for VAP Cholesterol analyses https://www.labcorp.com/pdf/VAP_test_flyer.pdf
  2. Abbreviations: Total cholesterol: TC, High density lipoprotein cholesterol: HDL-C, Very low density lipoprotein cholesterol: VLDL-C, Intermediate density lipoprotein cholesterol: IDL-C, Low density lipoprotein cholesterol: LDL-C, Triglycerides: TAG, Lp(a) cholesterol: Lp(a)-C