HDL cholesterol

Included in meta analysis


Mogadam M, Ahmed S, Mensch A and Godwin I, 1990, Arch Intern Med, 150, 1645-8 , Within-person fluctuations of serum cholesterol and lipoproteins


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 B
15. Total Score C8,10,13

Item Details

Parameter Score
Matrix Serum
Measurand HDL cholesterol
Unit mmol / L
Overall Analytical Principle Method Spectrophotometry; Not specified
Number of Subjects 20
Number of Subjects included in BV estimation 20
Ethinicity Unknown
Age Mean / Median
Age Min 22.0
Age Max 66.0
Age SD
Number of Males 3
Number of Females 17
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 4
Average Number of Samples Used for BV Estimation 4.0
Average Number of Replicates 1.0
Estimates of CVi 5.8
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVi Lower: 4.85, Upper: 7.11
Estimates of CVg
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVg Lower: 0.00, Upper:
Analytical CV 1.2
Calculated Confidence Intervals of Analytical CV Lower: 0.81, Upper: 2.30
Measurand Mean
Measurand Min
Measurand Max
Measurand SD