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Table 2 Percentage distribution of different levels of total blood cholesterol between the sexes by age

From: Sex differences in risk factors for coronary heart disease: a study in a Brazilian population

GROUP   AGE <5.18 5.18-6.19 ≥ 6.22
   (years) (mmol/L) (mmol/L) (mmol/L)
MEN (462)   63 (290)a 23 (106) 14 (66)
   <45 61 40 32
   ≥ 45 39 b 60 68
WOMEN (411)   54 (222)a 28(114) 18 (15)
   <55 80 45 31
   ≥ 55 20 b 55 69
TOTAL (873)   59 (512) 25 (220) 16 (141)
  1. ()=number of subjects; Chi-square and Fleiss tests : axa: p = 0.030; bxb: p = 0.001