Prevalence of Low HDL Cholesterol among Adults

Notes: 1 Significantly different from subgroup that did not meet physical activity guidelines.
2 Significantly different from women in the same group.
3 Overall total of low HDL prevalence was 19.0%.
HDL is high-density lipoprotein. Low HDL cholesterol is less than 40 mg/dL based on laboratory measurement. Data are age-adjusted by the direct method to the 2000 U.S. Census population, using age groups 20–39, 40–59, and 60 and over.

Data Source: NCHS, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2011–2014.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health Statistics: Prevalence of Low High-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Among Adults, by Physical Activity: United States, 2011–2014