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"In this report serum cholesterol levels are given for the civilian, noninstitutional population of the United States 18-79 years of age.
"This report discusses the techniques used and the problems encountered in standardizing serum cholesterol determinations.
"Mean serum cholesterol levels rise with age, the rate of increase varying by sex. Corresponding changes occur in the proportion of persons with high serum cholesterol levels. At ages 18-44 years, 3.9 percent of the men and 4.6 percent of the women had levels of 260 or more. At ages 45-54, 25.7 percent of the men had such high values; and at ages 65-74
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Serum Cholesterol Levels of Adults. United States—1960-1962.. Ann Intern Med. 1967;67:231–232. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-67-1-231_5
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;67(1):231-232.
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