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Table 2 Cholesterol screening test

From: Selective screening for familial hypercholesterolemia in Austrian children - first year results

  Pre-school
Children
(N = 133)
Index patients
Positive
(N = 9)
Sibling
All
(N = 85)
Siblings
Positive
(N = 4)
Median (Range) Median
(Range)
Median
(Range)
Median
(Range)
TC (mg/dL) 155 (99–281) 233 (218–281) 152 (99–238) 234 (217–238)
LDL-C (mg/dL) 76 (30–210) 152 (129–210) 70 (22–157) 150 (141–157)
HDL-C (mg/dL) 57 (22–100) 54 (42–80) 51 (25–101) 48 (27–66)
TG (mg/dL) 87 (44–493) 82 (47–176) 118 (44–491) 156 (118–247)
non-HDL-C (mg/dL) 97 (52–225) 181 (150–225) 99 (51–190) 186 (172–190)
C/HDL ratio 2.7 (1.6–6) 4 (3–6) 3 (1.6–8) 5 (4–8)
  1. Data are presented as median and range. Cholesterol screening test was performed by capillary blood sampling
  2. TC Total Cholesterol, LDL-C Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol, HDL-C High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol, TG Triglycerides, non-HDL-C non-HDL Cholesterol, C/HDL ratio Cholesterol/High Density Lipoprotein Ratio