TABLE 1

Cut Points for Total Cholesterol and LDL Concentrations in Children and Adolescents

CategoryPercentileTotal Cholesterol, mg/dLLDL, mg/dL
Acceptable<75th<170<110
Borderline75th–95th170–199110–129
Elevated>95th>200>130
  • Adapted from NCEP guidelines for children and adolescents.22