Total Cholesterol:HDL Ratio
What is the Total Cholesterol:HDL Ratio?
The Total Cholesterol/HDL ratio considered a more sensitive and specific index of cardiovascular risk than total cholesterol.
How can I better understand my results?
- Normal: <4.5
- Optimal: <3.5
Where can I learn more?
A comprehensive paper on cardiovascular risk and the Total Cholesterol/HDL Ratio.
The University of Rochester explains their use of the Total Cholesterol/HDL Ratio.