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Table 2 Serum lipid levels in boys by age group and Tanner stage (≥ 10 years)

From: Age, maturation and serum lipid parameters: findings from the German Health Survey for Children and Adolescents

  NTC [mg/dL]HDL-C [mg/dL]Non-HDL-C [mg/dL]
Age group 7187   
 1–2Mean558153.0 (150.0–156.0)47.9 (46.8–49.1)105.1(102.0–108.1)
P50 151.1 (148.4–153.9)48.0 (46.9–49.8)102.7 (99.6–105.9)
P95/P10a 196.3 (189.8–202.7)32.8 (30.5–35.0)151.1 (141.9–160.3)
 3–6Mean1544163.3 (161.4–165.2)55.6 (54.8–56.4)107.7 (105.8–109.6)
P50 161.2 (159.2–163.2)54.5 (53.5–55.5)105.2 (103.3–107.2)
P95/P10 a 212.6 (206.5–218.7)40.4 (38.9–41.8)153.9 (149.1–158.6)
 7–9Mean1427165.2 (163.6–166.7)60.0 (59.1–60.9)105.1 (103.5–106.7)
P50 162.9 (160.7–165.1)59.5 (58.8–60.5)103.0 (101.0–105.0)
P95/P10 a 208.3 (205.8–210.9)43.7 (42.4–45.1)146.0 (143.1–148.9)
 10–13Mean1909164.5 (162.8–166.2)59.0 (58.2–59.7)105.6 (103.9–107.2)
P50 161.8 (160.1–163.5)57.9 (56.9–58.9)102.2 (100.3–104.1)
P95/P10 a 214.2 (209.7–218.8)42.5 (41.5–43.5)155.1 (151.8–158.4)
 14–17Mean1749152.3 (150.8–153.9)51.4 (50.8–52.1)100.9 (99.3–102.5)
P50 149.6 (147.8–151.3)50.1 (49.2–51.0)97.2 (95.6–98.9)
P95/P10 a 198.2 (195.0–201.5)37.9 (37.2–38.6)149.1 (145.0–153.1)
Tanner stage (≥10 years)b3658   
 1Mean509169.2 (166.1–172.3)60.6 (59.4–61.9)108.5 (105.6–111.5)
P50 166.9 (163.3–170.4)60.5 (58.8–62.2)105.3 (101.2–109.4)
P95/P10 a 213.1 (104.1–222.1)43.3 (40.9–45.6)154.2 (149.4–158.9)
 2Mean727167.5 (165.3–169.7)59.7 (58.6–60.8)107.8 (105.5–110.1)
P50 164.9 (162.1–167.758.9 (57.3–60.4)104.4 (101.1–107.7)
P95/P10 a 215.9 (210.2 (221.7)43.3 (42.0–44.6)158.9 (153.6–164.1)
 3Mean374164.0 (160.5–167.5)58.7 (57.1–60.4)105.2 (101.7–108.8)
P50 161.0 (156.9–165.0)57.0 (55.3–58.7)101.7 (97.0–106.4)
P95/P10 a 217.1 (206.7–227.6)42.7 (40.7–44.8)156.4 (143.0–169.6)
 4Mean458154.1 (151.5–156.7)54.0 (52.5–55.5)100.2 (97.5–102.8)
P50 153.1 (150.0–156.2)52.3 (50.5–54.1)96.6 (93.8–99.5)
P95/P10 a 198.9 (192.7–205.1)38.7 (36.8–40.6)145.3 (139.9–150.7)
 5Mean1069150.0 (148.0–151.9)51.9 (51.1–52.6)98.1 (96.1–100.1)
P50 147.4 (144.8–150.0)50.4 (49.4–51.4)95.3 (93.5–97.2)
P95/P10 a 193.8 (189.0–198.5)38.1 (37.2–38.9)140.6 (124.0–147.3)
 6Mean521154.2 (151.5–157.0)50.0 (49.0–51.0)104.2 (101.5–106.9)
P50 151.3 (147.3–155.2)49.1 (47.9–50.4)100.9(98.3–103.6)
P95/P10 a 202.9 (196.0–209.8)37.2 (35.7–38.7)156.5 (148.9–164.0)
  1. aP95 for TC and non-HDL-C and P10 for HDL-C according to the cut-offs for high plasma lipid concentrations for children and adolescents from the Expert Panel on Integrated Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children and Adolescents [7]
  2. bThe stage of puberty defined according to Tanner stage was only collected for boys and girls aged 10 years and older