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Table 4 Desirable, borderline and low serum HDL-cholesterol concentrations (mg/dL) for children and adolescents from Cuiabá, Brazil

From: Serum lipids in Brazilian children and adolescents: determining their reference intervals

Parameter Age group Desirable Borderline-high Low
(mg/dL) (years) >P50 P10 - P50 <P10
HDL cholesterol 1 >34 25 – 34 24
2 >39 29 – 39 28
3 >42 33 – 42 32
4 - 12 >48 37 – 48 36