Cholesterol level

Included in meta analysis


Sakkinen PA, Macy EM, Callas PW, Cornell ES, Hayes TE, Kuller LH and Tracy RP, 1999, Am J Epidem, 149, 261-7 , Analytical and biologic variability in measures of hemostasis, fibrinolysis and inflammation: assesment and implications for epidemiology

Originally from this reference: Am J Epidem, Sakkinen PA, Macy EM, Callas PW, Cornell ES, Hayes TE, Kuller LH and Tracy RP, 1999

ID: 0331


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 A
9. Normality B
10. Variance Homogeneity A
12. CI A
13. No of Results A
14. Concentrations A
15. Total Score B7,9

Item Details

Parameter Score
Matrix Serum
Measurand Cholesterol level
Unit mg / dL
Overall Analytical Principle Method Enzymatic analysis - Not specified
Number of Subjects 26
Number of Subjects included in BV estimation 26
Ethinicity Caucasian
Age Mean / Median
Age Min 23.0
Age Max 72.0
Age SD
Number of Males 10
Number of Females 16
State of Well Being Healthy (excl pregnant)
Study Duration Length 24
Study Duration Units Week
Sampling Intervals, e.g. X sample(s) per Interval Unit 1
Interval Units Month
Sampling Times Start Time:
End Time:
Number of Samples 8
Average Number of Samples Used for BV Estimation 8.0
Average Number of Replicates 2.0
Estimates of CVi 8.8
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVi Lower: 7.98, Upper: 9.81
Estimates of CVg 19.8
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVg Lower: 15.47, Upper: 27.29
Analytical CV 1.0
Calculated Confidence Intervals of Analytical CV Lower: 0.91, Upper: 1.11
Measurand Mean 208.9
Measurand Min
Measurand Max
Measurand SD


Parameter Score
Healthy Population true
Adult Population true
Weekly Samplings true
Reviewed true
Published true
Gender for Meta-Analysis Mixed
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