CDC report shows some progress on cholesterol levels in U.S.

10/24/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

The proportion of U.S. adults who had low levels of high-density lipoprotein, which translates to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, declined by 20% from 2009-2010 to 2011-2012, according to a CDC report. In addition, "the Healthy People 2020 goals for high total cholesterol of no more than 13.5% has been met for all groups except women," said CDC researcher Margaret Carroll. However, cholesterol screening rates have stalled around 70%, substantially below the goal of 82.5%.

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