HDL cholesterol

Included in meta analysis


Bookstein MS, Gidding S, Donovan M and Smith F, 1990, Arch Intern Med, 150, 1653-7 , Day-to-day variability of serum cholesterol, trigliceryde, and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels


Total Score


Parameter Score
1. Scale A
2. Study Population A
3. Samples A
4. Measurand A
5. Pre-Analytical A
6. Replicate Analysis B
7. Steady State A
8. Outlier Analysis C
9. Normality B
10. Variance Homogeneity C
12. CI A
13. No of Results C
14. Concentrations A
15. Total Score C8,10,13

Item Details

Parameter Score
Matrix Serum
Measurand HDL cholesterol
Unit mmol / L
Overall Analytical Principle Method Spectrophotometry; UV/VISIBLE
Number of Subjects 51
Number of Subjects included in BV estimation 51
Ethinicity Unknown
Age Mean / Median 32.0
Age Min 19.0
Age Max 59.0
Age SD
Number of Males 18
Number of Females 33
State of Well Being
Healthy (excl pregnant)
Study Duration Length 1
Study Duration Units Week
Sampling Intervals, e.g. X sample(s) per Interval Unit 3
Interval Units Week
Sampling Times Start Time:
End Time:
Number of Samples 3
Average Number of Samples Used for BV Estimation 3.0
Average Number of Replicates 1.0
Estimates of CVi 7.5
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVi Lower: 5.03, Upper: 9.15
Estimates of CVg
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVg Lower: 0.00, Upper:
Analytical CV 4.6
Calculated Confidence Intervals of Analytical CV Lower: 3.40, Upper: 7.12
Measurand Mean 1.34
Measurand Min
Measurand Max
Measurand SD 0.26