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High-density-lipoprotein cholesterol and other serum lipids in a New Zealand biracial adolescent sample. The Wairoa College survey.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  67465     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Among New Zealand adolescents, Maoris have lower serum high-density-lipoprotein cholesterol levels and higher serum triglyceride levels than non-Maoris. Boys have lower high-density-lipoprotein cholesterol and triglyceride levels than girls. Low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol levels do not show sex/race differences. These findings are reflected in an excess of hyperlipidaemia type IV in Maori girls. There may be a relation between these lipid distributions and the excess Maori mortality, especially among females, from ischaemic heart-disease.
J M Stanhope; V M Sampson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Lancet     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0140-6736     ISO Abbreviation:  Lancet     Publication Date:  1977 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-06-30     Completed Date:  1977-06-30     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985213R     Medline TA:  Lancet     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  968-70     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cholesterol / blood*
Coronary Disease / epidemiology,  etiology,  mortality
European Continental Ancestry Group
Hyperlipidemias / complications,  epidemiology
Lipoproteins, HDL / blood*
Lipoproteins, LDL / blood*
New Zealand / ethnology
Sex Factors
Sex Ratio
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Lipoproteins, HDL; 0/Lipoproteins, LDL; 57-88-5/Cholesterol

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