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Table 3 Prevalence of Dyslipidemia

From: Serum lipid and lipoprotein levels of middle-aged and elderly Chinese men and women in Shandong Province

  Prevalence, %
Overall Men Women
Serum total cholesterol, mmol/L
 5.18–6.21 36.92 35.07 37.88
  ≥ 6.22a 19.10 13.40 22.03
Serum LDL cholesterol, mmol/L
 3.37–4.13 25.24 23.03 26.37
  ≥ 4.14a 13.39 10.62 14.81
Serum Triglycerides, mmol/L
 1.70–2.25 16.07 16.12 16.05
  ≥ 2.26a 17.47 17.51 17.45
Serum HDL cholesterol, mmol/L
  ≤ 1.04 5.64 10.26 3.26
  1. aIncludes persons on a lipid-lowering medication