Table 4.

Lipid levels by ethnicity (mg/dL)

EthnicityTotal cholesterolLDLHDLTriglyceride
Values are mean (±SD).
* p < 0.05 significance compared with white/NH.
p < 0.05 significance compared with Hispanic.
LDL = low-density lipoprotein; HDL = high-density lipoprotein; TG = triglyceride; NH = non-Hispanic.
White/NH (n = 218)207.7 (39.1)123.3 (32.8)47.8 (15.8)183.0 (87.1)
Black/NH (n = 170)203.0 (41.0)120.6* (36.9)52.2* (16.0)151.0* (68.6)
Hispanic (n = 595)199.0* (39.1)115.9 (35.0)47.0 (13.9)179.7 (90.8)