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Table 3 Serum lipid levels in girls 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/dLl]HDL-C [mg/dL]Non-HDL-C [mg/dL]
Age group 6489   
 1–2Mean551157.2 (154.4–160.0)47.5 (46.3–48.8)109.7 (107.0–112.4)
P50 155.9 (153.1–158.7)46.8 (45.4–48.2)107.5 (104.5–110.5)
P95/P10a 202.6 (194.2–211.1)32.5 (30.1–34.9)152.1 (148.3–155.8)
 3–6Mean1484166.8 (165.0–168.6)54.4 (53.6–55.2)112.4 (110.6–114.2)
P50 164.9 (163.0–166.7)54.0 (53.2–54.8)105.2 (103.3–107.2)
P95/P10 a 212.6 (209.7–215.6)38.7 (37.4–40.0)153.9 (149.1–158.6)
 7–9Mean1349170.8 (169.1–172.5)59.2 (58.4–59.9)111.6 (110.0–113.3)
P50 168.8 (167.3–170.4)58.3 (57.4–59.2)110.3 (108.5–112.1)
P95/P10 a 215.4 (210.8–219.9)44.0 (42.8–45.2)157.4 (151.3–163.5)
 10–13Mean1805165.5 (164.0–166.9)57.4 (56.7–58.1)108.1 (106.7–109.6)
P50 163.1 (161.5–164.6)56.4 (55.5–57.3)105.6 (104.1–107.2)
P95/P10 a 212.8 (207.9–217.6)41.8 (40.8–42.8)157.4 (152.7–162.1)
 14–17Mean1300162.1 (160.2–163.9)57.9 (57.1–58.8)104.1 (102.1–106.1)
P50 159.1 (157.3–161.0)57.1 (56.2–58.1)101.2 (98.7–103.7)
P95/P10 a 211.7 (206.9–216.5)42.8 (41.7–44.0)151.7 (145.9–157.4)
Tanner stage (≥10 years)b3105   
 1Mean424171.5 (168.7–174.4)58.4 (57.0–59.8)113.1 (110.3–116.0)
P50 168.2 (165.4–170.9)57.7 (56.2–59.3)109.0 (106.3–111.7)
P95/P10 a 219.7 (210.2–229.3)41.4 (38.9–43.9)164.2 (156.5–171.8)
 2Mean336167.0 (163.5–170.5)57.7 (55.9–59.4)109.3 (105.6–113.0)
P50 163.4 (159.5–166.9)56.2 (54.1–58.3)108.2 (104.1–112.2)
P95/P10 a 209.5 (201.0–218.0)41.5 (37.8–45.2)151.0 (141.7–160.3)
 3Mean258163.7 (159.9–167.6)57.7 (56.0–59.4)106.1 (101.9–110.3)
P50 162.9 (158.0–167.9)57.1 (55.3–58.9)106.2 (99.7–112.7)
P95/P10 a 208.8 (201.7–215.8)42.3 (38.6–46.1)146.1 (138.1–154.1)
 4Mean685163.9 (161.3–166.5)57.5 (56.4–58.7)106.4 (103.9–108.9)
P50 160.3 (157.4–163.3)57.1 (55.8–58.3)103.6 (100.9–106.3)
P95/P10 a 209.8 (203.5–216.2)42.3 (40.7–43.8)157.5 (149.3–165.6)
 5Mean1110161.5 (159.6–163.4)57.6 (56.7–58.5)103.9 (101.9–105.9)
P50 158.8 (156.7–16,094)56.3 (55.3–57.3)100.9 (98.7–103.0)
P95/P10 a 209.5 (203.0–216.0)42.5 (41.3–43.7)151.3 (143.6–159.0)
 6Mean292160.4 (156.0–164.8)57.0 (55.4–58.6)103.4 (99.2–107.7)
P50 155.8 (150.9–160.7)56.3 (54.2–58.3)98.9 (94.7–103.2)
P95/P10 a 217.1 (204.0–230.2)42.9 (39.7–46.1)156.2 (141.8–170.5)
  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