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Trends in High LDL Cholesterol, Cholesterol-lowering Medication Use, and Dietary Saturated-fat Intake: United States, 1976-2010

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db117.pdf

One fourth of the total cost of in-patient hospital care has been attributed to acute cardiovascular events.  Control of LDL cholesterol is crucial to cardiovascular disease.  This report covers trends related to high LDL cholesterol and treatment for the condition.  From the National Center for Health Statistics