Cholesterol Awareness in Selected States— Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance, 1987

JAMA. 1988;259(20):2969-2970. doi:10.1001/jama.1988.03720200007006.
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A serum cholesterol level of 240 mg/dL or greater is considered "high"; 200 to 239 mg/dL is considered "borderline-high"; and less than 200 mg/dL is considered "desirable".4


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