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Table 3 Serum Lipids (mg/dl) by site and sex, mean ± SD

From: Cardiovascular risk status of Afro-origin populations across the spectrum of economic development: findings from the Modeling the Epidemiologic Transition Study

  N Ghana N South Africa N Jamaica N Seychelles N United States
Men
Cholesterol (mg/dL) 206 154.54 ± 35.29 231 154.94 ± 40.46 153 155.32 ± 32.61 231 175.75 ± 35.69 236 181.75 ± 39.20
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 206 88.15 ± 45.90 230 96.08 ± 62.70 153 70.74 ± 32.16 231 97.58 ± 77.38 236 95.40 ± 57.15
HDL-C (mg/dL) 205 44.67 ± 16.36 230 56.67 ± 19.76 153 47.11 ± 12.62 128 47.39 ± 13.68 235 50.06 ± 14.91
LDL-C (mg/dL) 205 92.16 ± 30.14 228 82.62 ± 31.89 153 94.13 ± 29.70 128 112.66 ± 34.79 235 112.36 ± 34.43
Women
Cholesterol (mg/dL) 288 166.11 ± 34.07 268 159.60 ± 33.22 244 166.96 ± 33.81 265 165.66 ± 34.51 245 178.25 ± 38.67
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 288 77.25 ± 34.86 268 76.18 ± 37.11 244 74.28 ± 38.39 265 64.48 ± 35.70 245 96.95 ± 61.75
HDL-C (mg/dL) 288 47.20 ± 13.17 268 46.22 ± 16.54 244 46.14 ± 11.80 178 47.85 ± 12.16 244 51.71 ± 14.87
LDL-C (mg/dL) 288 103.38 ± 29.38 268 98.12 ± 27.79 244 105.85 ± 28.54 178 109.08 ± 32.88 244 107.28 ± 33.11
  1. HDL-C HDL-cholesterol, LDL-C LDL-cholesterol