The East Baltimore study: The relationship of lipids and lipoproteins to selected cardiovascular risk factors in an inner city black adult population

N. Z. Haigh, K. M. Salz, G. A. Chase, J. A. Jenkins, P. S. Bachorik, P. O. Kwiterovich

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Low socioeconomic status, inner city black adults, aged 20 to 49 yr (24 males and 45 females), were randomly selected from East Baltimore, MD to study plasma lipid and lipoprotein levels. Several factors known to affect these levels also were examined: dietary intake, alcohol intake, degree of obesity (measured by body mass index), physical activity level, smoking, and hormone use. Compared to women, the men consumed 9.3 more calories/kg body weight (p2 versus 29.0; p

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)320-326
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes


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  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Food Science

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