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Table 1 Definition of lipid levels in children from the 2011 Expert Panel Integrated Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children and Adolescents

From: No association between subclinical hypothyroidism and dyslipidemia in children and adolescents

Category Acceptable
mg/dL (mmol/L)
Borderline
mg/dL (mmol/L)
High
TC < 170 (4.4) 170 to 199 (4.4 to 5.2) ≥ 200 (5.2)
LDL-C < 110 (2.8) 110 to 129 (2.8 to 3.3) ≥ 130 (3.4)
Non-HDL-C < 120 (3.1) 120 to 144 (3.1 to 3.7) ≥ 145 (3.8)
TG
 • 0 to 9 years < 75 (0.8) 75 to 99 (0.8 to 1.1) ≥ 100 (1.1)
 • 10 to 19 years < 90 (1 mmol/L) 90 to 129 (1 to 1.5) ≥ 130 (1.5)
Category Acceptable Borderline Low
HDL-C > 45 (1.2) 40 to 45 (1 to 1.2) < 40 (1)
  1. Abbreviations: TC total cholesterol; LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; Non-HDL-C non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; TG triglycerides