LDL Cholesterol

Included in meta analysis


Chambless LE, McMahon RP, Brown SA, Patsch W, Heiss G and Shen Y, 1992, Am J Epidem, 0136, 1069-1081 , Short-term intraindividual variability in lipoprotein measurements: the atherosclerosis risk communities (ARIC) study


Total Score


Parameter Score
1. Scale A
2. Study Population A
3. Samples A
4. Measurand A
5. Pre-Analytical A
6. Replicate Analysis A
7. Steady State B
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 Plasma
Measurand LDL Cholesterol
Unit mg / dL
Overall Analytical Principle Method Calculated
Number of Subjects 18
Number of Subjects included in BV estimation 18
Ethinicity Caucasian
Age Mean / Median
Age Min 55.0
Age Max 64.0
Age SD
Number of Males 7
Number of Females 11
State of Well Being
Healthy (excl pregnant)
Study Duration Length 4
Study Duration Units Week
Sampling Intervals, e.g. X sample(s) per Interval Unit 1
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 2.0
Estimates of CVi 6.4
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVi Lower: 4.58, Upper: 8.88
Estimates of CVg
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVg Lower: 0.00, Upper:
Analytical CV 5.3
Calculated Confidence Intervals of Analytical CV Lower: 4.46, Upper: 6.53
Measurand Mean 169.0
Measurand Min
Measurand Max
Measurand SD