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The trends in mean total serum cholesterol among adults age 20 and older by race/ethnicity and survey (NHANES:198894 and 19992002) are displayed in the current slide.

 

In general the average total cholesterol levels do not vary among ethnic/racial populations, indicating that similar attention must be placed on treating the dyslipidemia regardless of race or ethnicity.1

 

Reference:

1. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics 2006 Update. Circulation. 2006;113:e85-e151.